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Meaning of “blackout” - Learner’s Dictionary

blackout

noun [C]     /ˈblækaʊt/
UNCONSCIOUS
the state of being unconscious for a short timeLosing consciousness
NO INFORMATION
a situation in which people are not allowed to be told about something: [usually singular] a media/news blackout Secrecy and privacy
NO ELECTRICITY
a failure in the supply of electricityElectricity and electronics
NO LIGHTS
a period during a war when no lights must show at nightDarkness and becoming darkWar
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