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onrush

noun on·rush \-ˌrəsh\

: a strong, fast movement forward

: a sudden development or appearance of something

Full Definition of ONRUSH

1
:  a rushing forward or onward
2
:  onset
on·rush·ing \-ˌrə-shiŋ\ adjective
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Examples of ONRUSH

  1. <a sudden onrush of development in an area that was rural until very recently>

First Known Use of ONRUSH

1841
ONRUSHING Defined for Kids

onrush

noun on·rush \ˈn-ˌrəsh, ˈän-\

Definition of ONRUSH for Kids

:  a strong fast movement forward <We got caught in the onrush of shoppers.>

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