English version

spate of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspate of somethingspate of somethingLOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTa large number of similar things that happen in a short period of time, especially bad things a spate of burglaries spate
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spate of somethingThe party lost power three years ago after a spate of political scandals.An alarming spate of bombings has caused widespread panic.The company has yet to respond to the recent spate of lawsuits filed against it.
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