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English definition of “burn-out”

burn-out

noun [U]     /ˈbɜːn.aʊt/ US  /ˈbɝːn-/
extreme tiredness usually caused by working too much: employees complaining of/suffering burn-outTired and making tired
(Definition of burn-out noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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