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Definition of blitz noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, usually singular] something which is done with a lot of energy an advertising/a media blitz (= a lot of information about something on television, in newspapers, etc.)
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] (in football) a play in which several players on one team rush toward the other team’s quarterback
  3. 3[countable, usually singular] a sudden attack Five stores were damaged in a firebomb blitz.
  4. 4the Blitz [singular] the German air attacks on the United Kingdom in 1940–41
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