Definition of flare-up in English:

flare-up

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noun

  • A sudden outburst of something, especially violence or hostility: a flare-up between the two countries
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    • It may just settle into endemic violence, with occasional flare-ups.
    • Earlier this year, in a flare-up of violence, 28 people were killed and 870 injured.
    • You know, admittedly there was a flare-up of some violence at one of the multicultural days.

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