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spate

Pronunciation: /speɪt/

Translation of spate in German:

n.

  • 1the river is in [full] spate der Fluss führt Hochwasser
  • 2 [fig.] a spate of sth eine Flut von etw. a spate of burglaries eine Einbruchsserie

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