burn-out noun Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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burn-outnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbɜːn.aʊt/  us   /ˈbɝːn-/
extreme tiredness usually caused by working too much: employees complaining of/suffering burn-out
Translations of “burn-out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極度勞累, 疲勞過度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极度劳累, 疲劳过度…
(Definition of burn-out noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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