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English definition of “tide”

tide

noun     /taɪd/
SEA [C] B2 the regular rise and fall in the level of the sea: high/low tide Floods, tides and currents
INCREASE [no plural] an increase in something that is developing: the rising tide of drug-related deathsIncreasing and intensifying
(Definition of tide noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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