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outbreak
American English: /ˈaʊtˌbreɪk/
British English: /ˈaʊtbreɪk/

Translation of outbreak in Spanish:

noun

  • (of war)
    (of hostilities)
    (of cholera, influenza)
    at the outbreak of the strike …
    al declararse or al estallar la huelga …
    there were outbreaks of violence/protest
    hubo brotes de violencia/protesta
    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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