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Definition of floodwater noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

floodwater

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈflʌdwɔːtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflʌdwɔːtər//
 
, also NAmE//ˈflʌdwɑːtər//
 
[uncountable] (also floodwaters [plural]) Natural disasters
 
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water that covers land after there has been a flood The floodwaters have now receded. See related entries: Natural disasters
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: floodwater