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English definition of “surge”

surge

verb [I]     /sɜːdʒ/ US  /sɝːdʒ/
C1 to increase suddenly and strongly : The company's profits have surged.Increasing and intensifying to move quickly and powerfully : An angry crowd surged through the gates of the president's palace . A few metres before the end of the race , Jenkins surged into the lead .Moving quickly (of an emotion ) to develop strongly and quickly : She felt a wave of resentment surging (up) inside her.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of surge verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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