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abundance

noun [S or U] uk   us   /əˈbʌn.dəns/ formal
the situation in which there is more than enough of something: There was an abundance of food at the wedding. We had wine in abundance.
Translations of “abundance”
in Arabic وَفرة, غَزارة…
in Korean 풍부…
in Malaysian banyak…
in French abondance…
in Turkish çok, gereğinden fazla olan, aşırı…
in Italian abbondanza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大量, 充足, 豐富…
in Russian изобилие…
in Polish obfitość, ≈ pod dostatkiem…
in Vietnamese sự nhiều…
in Spanish abundancia…
in Portuguese abundância, fartura…
in Thai ความอุดมสมบูรณ์…
in German der Überfluß…
in Catalan abundància…
in Japanese 多量, 豊富…
in Indonesian berlimpah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大量, 充足, 丰富…
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