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English definition of “bonanza”

bonanza

noun [C]     /bəˈnænzə/
a situation in which large profits are made: The rise in house prices meant those who were selling enjoyed a bonanza. April was a bonanza month for car sales .
a situation in which something good exists in large quantities : The deal could bring a huge jobs bonanza to the city .
(Definition of bonanza noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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