- (of orders, letters, inquiries) avalancha (feminine), aluvión (masculine), torrente (masculine); (of robberies, accidents) racha (feminine), serie (feminine) to be in (full) spate (British English/inglés británico) [river] estar* crecidoMore example sentences
- After a spate of attacks in March and April this year, bookmakers have become increasingly successful in fending off attacks.
- With greed left to take its course, a spate of scandals has erupted among foundations and charities.
- Technology stocks took a fresh battering after a spate of US profit warnings spread gloom across world financial markets.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...