- (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* 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...