Translation of blackout in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (loss of consciousness) to have a blackout1.2 (failure of memory)tener or sufrir un desvanecimientopérdida (feminine) temporal de la memoriaExample sentences
- Pacemakers are usually used to treat an abnormally slow heartbeat which can cause dizziness, fainting or blackouts.
- Some known dissociative states induced by substance abuse include alcoholic blackouts and substance-induced amnestic disorder.
- The vast majority of what is known about alcohol-induced blackouts is derived from research with hospitalized alcoholics.
- 2 (in wartime)(oscurecimiento de la ciudad para que esta no sea visible desde los aviones enemigos)
- 3 3.1 (power failure) 3.2 (Radio, Television)suspensión (feminine) en la emisiónExample sentences3.3 (embargo) See examples: a news blackout
un bloqueo informativo
- The government has imposed a censorship blackout on the media and no journalists are permitted in the war zone.
- They had imposed a strict blackout on media coverage of the coffins returning to Dover, claiming that it is was meant to protect the privacy of the slain soldiers' families.
- Because the government and the media have imposed a blackout on the protest, it is not known how many are still refusing food and water.
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