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out·break

 (out′brāk′)
n.
1. A sudden increase: an outbreak of influenza.
2. A sudden eruption; an outburst: "an outbreak of strikes, violent agitation, and arrests" (Samuel Chew).

outbreak

(ˈaʊtˌbreɪk)
n
a sudden, violent, or spontaneous occurrence, esp of disease or strife

out•break

(ˈaʊtˌbreɪk)

n.
1. a sudden occurrence; eruption: the outbreak of war.
2. a sudden manifestation: an outbreak of hives.
3. an outburst.
4. an insurrection, revolt, or mutiny.
5. a riot.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outbreak - a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)outbreak - a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition); "the outbreak of hostilities"
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
epidemic - a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time
recrudescence - a return of something after a period of abatement; "a recrudescence of racism"; "a recrudescence of the symptoms"

outbreak

noun
1. eruption, burst, explosion, epidemic, rash, outburst, flare-up, flash, spasm, upsurge an outbreak of violence involving hundreds of youths This outbreak of flu is no worse than normal.
2. onset, beginning, outset, opening, dawn, commencement On the outbreak of war he expected to be called up.

outbreak

noun
1. A sudden increase in something, as the occurrence of a disease:
2. The act of emerging violently from limits or restraints:
3. A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:
Translations
إنْتِشار، نُشوبنُشُوبُ
propuknutí
udbrud
puhkeaminenpurkausaalto
epidemija
òaî aî brjótast út; upphaf
勃発
돌발
staigi pradžiastaigus kilimas
izcelšanāsuzliesmojums
vypuknutie
izbruh
utbrott
การเกิดขึ้นอย่างรุนแรงและทันทีทันใด
ayaklanmabaş göstermepatlak verme
sự bùng nổ

outbreak

[ˈaʊtbreɪk] N [of war] → declaración f; [of hostilities] → comienzo m; [of disease] → brote m; [of crimes] → ola f; [of violence] → arranque m; [of spots] → erupción f
a salmonella outbreakun brote de salmonelosis
at the outbreak of waral estallar la guerra

outbreak

[ˈaʊtbreɪk] n
[disease] → épidémie f
a salmonella outbreak → une épidémie de salmonellose
(= start) [war] → déclenchement m
the outbreak of war → le déclenchement de la guerre

outbreak

n (of war, hostility, disease)Ausbruch m; a recent outbreak of fire caused …ein Brand verursachte kürzlich; if there should be an outbreak of firewenn ein Brand or Feuer ausbricht; at the outbreak of warbei Kriegsausbruch

outbreak

[ˈaʊtˌbreɪk] n (of war) → scoppio; (of disease) → insorgenza; (of food poisoning) → epidemia; (of crime) → ondata
at the outbreak of war → allo scoppio della guerra

outbreak

(ˈautbreik) noun
a sudden beginning (usually of something unpleasant). the outbreak of war.

outbreak

نُشُوبُ propuknutí udbrud Ausbruch ξέσπασμα brote puhkeaminen éruption epidemija scoppio 勃発 돌발 uitbarsting utbrudd wybuch surto вспышка utbrott การเกิดขึ้นอย่างรุนแรงและทันทีทันใด ayaklanma sự bùng nổ 爆发

outbreak

n. erupción; [of an epidemic] brote epidémico.

outbreak

n brote m; (derm) erupción f
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asked Laurie, grateful for the good advice, but objecting to the lecture, and glad to turn the conversation from himself after his unusual outbreak.
The thing began, ran its course, and was ended in one night, and you may be sure that no one in Winesburg was any the worse for Tom's outbreak.
But our affair now is with Judge Pyncheon as he stood confronting the fierce outbreak of Hepzibah's wrath.
Wilson, not a little astonished at this outbreak -- for he was a grandfatherly sort of personage, and usually a vast favourite with children -- essayed, however, to proceed with the examination.
The outbreak," I returned, "will make a tremendous occasion of Thursday night;" and everyone so agreed with me that, in the light of it, we lost all attention for everything else.
There was a wild outbreak of anger below, and the mob swarmed in from all around, and there we were treed, and prison- ers.
As soon as I heard of the late fiery outbreak between M.
Another outbreak of applause began, but was promptly checked.
He could see how they would all look--how horrified by his outbreak and how amazed to see him standing upright.
Set down nothing," said Noel Vanstone, with a sudden outbreak of impatience.
And lest there should be further outbreak, I have determined to place in charge of this shire a man who fears no other man in it.
This wild outbreak on the part of Sola so greatly surprised and shocked the other women, that, after a few words of general reprimand, they all lapsed into silence and were soon asleep.