Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /ˈhemərɪdʒ/
, (British English/inglés británico) haemorrhage

Translation of hemorrhage in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (loss of blood) hemorragia (feminine) 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/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [patient] tener* or [formal] sufrir una hemorragia; [wound/blood vessel] sangrar mucho 1.2 [economy] desangrarse

Definition of hemorrhage in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day papista
papist …
Cultural fact of the day

A piñata is a hollow figure made of cardboard, or from a clay pot lined with colored paper. Filled with fruit, candy, toys, etc, and hung up at parties, people take turns to stand in front of them blindfolded and try to break them with a stick. They feature in Mexican posadas posada and in children's parties there, in Cuba and in Spain.