Meaning of “hemorrhage” in the English Dictionary

"hemorrhage" in British English

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hemorrhagenoun [ C ], verb [ I ]

uk /ˈhem.ər.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈhem.ɚ.ɪdʒ/

US spelling of haemorrhage

(Definition of “hemorrhage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hemorrhage" in American English

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hemorrhagenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈhem·ər·ɪdʒ/

a large flow of blood from a damaged blood vessel (= tube that carries blood around the body)

hemorrhageverb [ I ]

us /ˈhem·ər·ɪdʒ/

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.

(Definition of “hemorrhage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hemorrhage" in Business English

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hemorrhageverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈhemərɪdʒ/ us US

→  haemorrhage verb

(Definition of “hemorrhage” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)