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haemorrhage

noun [C or U] uk UK ( US hemorrhage)   /ˈhem.ər.ɪdʒ/ us    /-ɚ-/
a large flow of blood from a damaged blood vessel (= tube carrying blood around the body): a brain haemorrhage specialized medical an escape of blood from any blood vessel: Serious haemorrhage may occur at any time throughout pregnancy. a sudden or serious loss: The higher salaries paid overseas have caused a haemorrhage of talent from this country.

haemorrhage

verb uk UK ( US hemorrhage)   /ˈhem.ər.ɪdʒ/ us    /-ɚ-/
[I] to lose a large amount of blood in a short time: She started haemorrhaging while giving birth to the baby. [I or T] to lose large amounts of something such as money over a period of time and be unable to stop this happening: The business has been haemorrhaging money for several months.
Translations of “haemorrhage”
in Spanish hemorragia…
in French hémorragie…
in German der Blutsturz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大出血, 突然的損失, 巨大損失…
in Russian кровотечение…
in Turkish yoğun kan kaybı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大出血, 突然的损失, 巨大损失…
in Polish krwotok…
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