Translation of spate in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /speɪt/


  • (of orders, letters, inquiries) avalancha (f), aluvión (m), torrente (m); (of robberies, accidents) racha (f), serie (f) to be in (full) spate (BrE) [river] estar* crecido
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    • 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.

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