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English definition of “blackout”


noun [C]     /ˈblækaʊt/
UNCONSCIOUS the state of being unconscious for a short time Losing 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 electricity Electricity and electronics
NO LIGHTS a period during a war when no lights must show at night Darkness and becoming darkWar
(Definition of blackout noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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