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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
References in classic literature ?
2) If there is an outbreak of fire, but the enemy's soldiers remain quiet, bide your time and do not attack.
While the trial of Hastings was still in progress all Europe was shaken by the outbreak of the French Revolution, which for the remainder of his life became the main and perturbing subject of Burke's attention.
Peculiar markings, as yet unexplained, were seen near the site of that outbreak during the next two oppositions.
Hercules could not have resisted a similar outbreak of enthusiasm.
While I was still vainly trying to establish order, I heard a frightful yelling on the other side of the courtyard, and at once ran towards the cries, in dread of finding some new outbreak of the pillage in that direction.
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.
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.
she asked, with an outbreak of contemptuous surprise, "to attract such a woman as I am?
The Indian girl had been hurried off by her people at the outbreak of the affray.
There are some bad nights in the kingdom of the West Wind for homeward-bound ships making for the Channel; and the days of wrath dawn upon them colourless and vague like the timid turning up of invisible lights upon the scene of a tyrannical and passionate outbreak, awful in the monotony of its method and the increasing strength of its violence.
M'Lellan, with his usual tranchant mode of dealing out justice, resolved to shoot the desperado on the spot in case of any outbreak.
Towards the end of the term two or three boys caught scarlet fever, and there was much talk of sending them all home in order to escape an epidemic; but the sufferers were isolated, and since no more were attacked it was supposed that the outbreak was stopped.