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hemorrhage

noun [C/U]  /ˈhem·ər·ɪdʒ/ us  
a large flow of blood from a damaged blood vessel (= tube that carries blood around the body)

hemorrhage

verb [I]  /ˈhem·ər·ɪdʒ/ us  
to lose a large amount of blood in a short time: The car accident caused him to hemorrhage internally. fig. The company was allowed to hemorrhage money (= lose a lot of money) for more than two years before the government closed it down.
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