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Engelsk navneord: spate

1. spate (om mængde el. mål) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, stack, tidy sum, wad


Mindre specifikke termerlarge indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


Mere specifikke termerdeluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

2. spate (om begivenhed) a sudden forceful flow


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rush, surge, upsurge


Mindre specifikke termerflow, flowing


Mere specifikke termerdebris storm, debris surge, onrush

3. spate (om begivenhed) the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)freshet


Mindre specifikke termerflow, flowing









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