Definition of outbreak in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtbreɪk


A sudden occurrence of something unwelcome, such as war or disease: the outbreak of World War II
More example sentences
  • The country's prisons are so congested that they are prone to disease outbreaks.
  • It will also look at how the outbreaks of the disease in Holland, France and the Republic of Ireland were handled.
  • The combination has lead to the increase in outbreaks of the disease.

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