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inundate
American English: /ˈɪnənˌdeɪt/
British English: /ˈɪnʌndeɪt/

Translation of inundate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (overwhelm) to inundate somebody with something
    inundar a alguien de algo
    we have been inundated with visitors/presents
    nos hemos visto inundados de visitantes/regalos
    hemos recibido un aluvión de visitantes/regalos
    Example sentences
    • You may be surprised to learn that we are not inundated with complaints from people living in the surrounding area there is no trouble.
    • We were inundated with requests from people to help them find their transport.
    • In a world where people are inundated with information from the media this seems naive.
  • 2 (flood) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Here in Naples, Hurricane Wilma caused flooding, including inundating a parking garage.
    • The building of the canal is expected to control the annual floods that inundate many parts of the capital, causing much loss of life and property.
    • When the precipitation rate increases in Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, floods inundate southern China and Bangladesh and drought hits some of the remotest Indian villages.
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