Definition of bombardment in English:

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Pronunciation: /bɒmˈbɑːdm(ə)nt/


1A continuous attack with bombs, shells, or other missiles: an aerial bombardment will precede the attack
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  • On the other front, Germans frequently mistook Soviet mortar barrages for aerial bombardments.
  • It was the day after a lot of attacks and bombardments and deaths had taken place.
  • The men suffered continuous shell and mortar bombardment followed by ferocious counter-attacks.
barrage, strike, attack, assault, onslaught
archaic cannonade, fusillade
1.1A continuous flow of questions, criticisms, or information: a steady bombardment of emails and phone calls
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  • Web users are getting fed up with the bombardment of irrelevant messages every time they log on.
  • Some see restaurants as a last refuge, the only place left to escape bombardment by warnings about what not to eat.
  • But consumer tolerance of marketing bombardment is wearing thin.

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