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verb [intransitive]     surge pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlesurging
past tensesurged
past participlesurged
  1. 1
    if a crowd of people surges, they all move forwards together very quickly

    The crowd surged forward towards the police.

    1. a.
      to move forwards as a large mass very quickly
  2. 3



    surge up

    if a feeling or an emotion surges, you start to feel it very strongly
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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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