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noun [countable] flurry pronunciation in British English /ˈflʌri/
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singularflurry
pluralflurries
  1. 1
    [usually singular] a short period of activity or emotion
    There was a flurry of activity outside the university.
    1. a.
      a series of things that happen suddenly
      a flurry of blows/punches
  2. 2
    a small amount of snow, rain, or leaves blown around in a twisting movement
    small flurries of snow
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