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English definition of “deluge”

deluge

noun  /ˈdel·judʒ, -juʒ/ us  

deluge noun (LARGE AMOUNT)

[C usually sing] a very large volume of something, more than can be managed: The newspaper received a deluge of complaints about the article.

deluge noun (RAIN)

[C] a very large amount of rain or water

deluge

verb [T] /ˈdel·judʒ, -juʒ/

deluge verb [T] (SEND LARGE AMOUNT)

to send a very large volume of something to someone: The senator’s office was deluged with calls asking for clarification.
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