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blitz

noun [C] uk   us   /blɪts/

blitz noun [C] (ATTACK)

a fast, violent attack on a town, city, etc., usually with bombs dropped from aircraft (in American football) an occasion when players run directly at the opposing quarterback in order to try to stop him throwing the ball

blitz noun [C] (ACTIVITY)

a lot of energetic activity: The car was launched with a massive media/advertising blitz, involving newspapers, magazines, television and radio. specialized games the situation in which both players have to make a lot of moves in a very short period at the end of a game of chess, before the time allowed is past
blitz
verb [T] uk   us  
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