Examples of spate in a sentence
A spate of books on the subject have come out recently.
There was a spate of corporate mergers in the 1980s.
Origin and Etymology of spate
First Known Use: 15th century
SPATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spate for English Language Learners
: a large number of things that appear or happen in a short period of time
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