Definition of 'furore'
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It seems likely that he regrets more the international furore that it has caused. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dry tone gave no hint of the public furore that would ensue. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Both main parties accept that they will be damaged by the recent furore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The political and press furore that ensued following his refusal of political asylum was substantial. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The move will spark a fresh furore over payments at banks that were bailed out by the taxpayer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The atrocity sparked a worldwide furore. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)When information about that case emerged, it caused an international furore. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet somehow this secondhand concoction sparked an American furore. Times, Sunday Times (2011)SO far they have avoided scrutiny in the growing political furore over boardroom pay. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was a recent furore about his plans to build a second swimming pool at his country home in the Cotswolds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The disclosure of the payments will fuel the political furore over the large sums being earned by individuals at the top of the venture capital industry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The coalition hopes the move will calm the political furore over energy prices, which have risen rapidly in the past year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But aides made it clear this was just a postponement and she still plans to go ahead once the political furore and public protests have died down. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Partly because of the furore surrounding these mortgages, they are no longer available, so the couple will have to consider another option. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But I'd no idea it had sparked this big furore. The Sun (2012)There's been much talk of how he deals extensively and enthusiastically with the recent furore but I was more taken aback by his outfit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'furore'
British English: furore NOUN
A furore is a very angry or excited reaction by people to something.
The disclosure has already caused a furore among MPs.
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