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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).
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outbreak

(ˈaʊtˌbreɪk)
n
a sudden, violent, or spontaneous occurrence, esp of disease or strife
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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.
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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"
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

outbreak

(ˈautbreik) noun
a sudden beginning (usually of something unpleasant). the outbreak of war.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

outbreak

n. erupción; [of an epidemic] brote epidémico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

outbreak

n brote m; (derm) erupción f
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