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hemorrhage also: (British English) haemorrhage
American English: /ˈhɛm(ə)rɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈhɛmərɪdʒ/

Translation of hemorrhage in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (loss of blood) a brain hemorrhage
    una hemorragia cerebral
    1.2 (loss)
    fuga (feminine) masiva
    a staff hemorrhage
    una deserción masiva de personal
    Example sentences
    • The US industry has had a dramatic collapse in confidence and performance resulting in a haemorrhage of jobs, but the greatest impact of this has been on the US market.
    • Focal hemorrhage and loss of architectural integrity were apparent.
    • So perhaps this is just what our comprehensives need, an effective way to staunch the haemorrhage of middle-class children from the state sector while generally improving standards for everyone.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1
    tener or [formal] sufrir una hemorragia
    (wound/blood vessel)
    sangrar mucho

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