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How to Pronounce spate?

Correct pronunciation for the word "spate" is [spˈe͡ɪt], [spˈe‍ɪt], [s_p_ˈeɪ_t].

What are the misspellings for spate?

"Spate" in context

A spate is a sudden, intense, overwhelming flow or outpouring of something. It is usually used to refer to a large number of occurrences, often related in some form, and can be used both metaphorically and literally. For example, a sudden spate of earthquakes or a spate of announcements from a particular government.

In meteorological terms, a spate can be used to describe a sudden rainfall. This is usually caused by a storm system and often results in an overflowing of rivers and streams. A spate might also refer to a sudden increase in an action, such as a sudden spate of burglaries that has caused alarm in the community.

What are similar-sounding words for spate?

Usage over time for spate:

This graph shows how "spate" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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