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flurrynoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɜr·i, ˈflʌr·i/
a ​suddenlightfall of ​snow, ​blown in different ​directions by the ​wind: Heavy ​snow will be ​tapering off to flurries in the ​morning. A flurry is also a lot of ​suddenactivity: There was a flurry of ​excitement as the ​presidentwalked in.
(Definition of flurry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   /ˈflʌr.i/  us   /ˈflɝː-/

flurry noun (SNOW)

[C] a ​suddenlightfall of ​snow, ​blown in different ​directions by the ​wind: We might ​see a snow flurry or two ​tonight.

flurry noun (ACTIVITY)

[C usually singular] a ​sudden, ​shortperiod of ​activity, ​excitement, or ​interest: The prince's words on ​marriage have ​prompted a flurry ofspeculation in the ​press this ​week. a flurry of ​activity
(Definition of flurry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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