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barrage

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
barrage

Plural
barrages

  1. (countable) A barrage is an artificial structure, such as a dam, in a river that is designed to prevent floods or to provide hydroelectrical power.
  2. (countable) A barrage is a large number of questions or criticisms that is said in a short amount of time.
  3. (countable) (military) A barrage is a concentrated artillery attack over a wide area.

Verb[change]

Plain form
barrage

Third-person singular
barrages

Past tense
barraged

Past participle
barraged

Present participle
barraging

  1. (transitive) If you barrage a person, you bombard them with questions or complaints.