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"outage" in British English

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outagenoun [C]

/ˈaʊ.tɪdʒ/  us   /-t̬ɪdʒ/ US
a ​period when a ​service, such as ​electricity, is not ​available: The ​radionewsreported power outages ​affecting 50 ​homes.
(Definition of outage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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outagenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈaʊtɪdʒ/ US
a ​period when a ​service, such as electricity, is not ​available: The radio ​newsreported power outages affecting 50 homes.
(Definition of outage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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