Meaning of AVALANCHE in English

AVALANCHE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ævəlɑ:ntʃ, -læntʃ ]

( avalanches)

1.

An avalanche is a large mass of snow that falls down the side of a mountain.

N-COUNT

2.

You can refer to a very large quantity of things that all arrive or happen at the same time as an avalanche of them.

The newcomer was greeted with an avalanche of publicity.

N-SING : usu N of n

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