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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
swamp /swɔmp/
  • danh từ
    • đầm lầy
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm ngập, làm ướt đẫm
      • tràn ngập, che khuất; làm mất tác dụng
      • (động tính từ quá khứ) bị ngập vào, bị búi vào
        • to be swamped with work: bị búi vào công việc
    • nội động từ
      • bị ngập, bị sa lầy
      • bị tràn ngập, bị che khuất; bị làm mất tác dụng
    Concise Dictionary
    swamps|swamped|swampingswɑmp /swɒmp
    +low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
    +a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
    +drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
    +fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 bog, fen, marsh, quagmire, morass, moor, Chiefly Literary slough, Scots and No. Eng. dialect moss, So. US everglade:
    The draining of swamps destroys the breeding places of mosquitoes.
    2 overwhelm, overcome, flood, inundate, submerge, immerse, deluge, overload, overtax, overburden, Colloq snow under:
    I'm so swamped with work I'm sleeping at the office.
    3 scuttle, sink, founder:
    A huge wave swamped the boat and she sank quickly.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [C, U] an area of ground that is very wet or covered with water and in which plants, trees, etc. are growing: tropical swamps
    swampy adjective: swampy forests / ground
    + verb [VN] [often passive]
    1 ~ sb/sth (with sth) to make sb have more of sth than they can deal with
    Synonym: INUNDATE
    The department was swamped with job applications. + In summer visitors swamp the island.
    2 to fill or cover sth with a lot of water: The little boat was swamped by the waves.

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