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noun     barrage pronunciation in British English
/ˈbærɑːʒ/
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pluralbarrages
  1. 1
    [countable] an attack during which an army continuously fires guns, drops bombs etc for a long time
  2. 2
    [singular] a lot of criticisms, complaints, or questions directed at one person
    barrage of:

    a barrage of abuse

  3. 3
          pronunciation in British English
[countable] a wall built across a river in order to control the level of the water

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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