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verb [transitive]     inundate pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleinundating
past tenseinundated
past participleinundated
  1. 1
    to send or provide much more of something than someone can easily deal with
    be inundated with/by something:

    We’ve been inundated with calls from angry listeners.

  2. 2
    formal to cover an area of land with water

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     inundation pronunciation in British English
/ˌɪnʌnˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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