Definition of “floodgate” - English Dictionary

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“floodgate” in British English

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floodgatenoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈflʌd.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈflʌd.ɡeɪt/

a gate that can be opened or closed to control a flow of water

(Definition of “floodgate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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