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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “avalanche”

avalanche

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈæv.əl.ɑːnʃ/ US  /-æntʃ/
a large amount of ice, snow and rock falling quickly down the side of a mountain
雪崩
Snow and iceCold
the sudden arrival of too many things
大量;突然到來的一大批
We were swamped by an avalanche of letters/phone calls/complaints.
雪片般的來信/潮水般湧進的電話/紛至遝來的投訴使我們應接不暇。
Too much and unnecessary
(Definition of avalanche from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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