haemorrhage

hae|mor|rhage1 BrE hemorrhage AmE [ˈhemərıdʒ] n [U and C]
1.) a serious medical condition in which a person ↑bleeds a lot, sometimes inside their body
He died of a massive brain haemorrhage .
2.) when a company or country loses a lot of money or people very quickly
haemorrhage of
We have seen a haemorrhage of jobs from the region.
haemorrhage 2
haemorrhage2 v BrE hemorrhage AmE
1.) [I]
to lose a lot of blood in a very short time
2.) [T]
to lose a lot of something over a short period of time, such as money or jobs
The once prosperous town has hemorrhaged manufacturing jobs over the last 15 years.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • haemorrhage — (Brit.) haem·or·rhage || hemÉ™rɪdÊ’ n. hemorrhage, profuse flow of blood haem·or·rhage || hemÉ™rɪdÊ’ v. bleed heavily, suffer a haemorrhage …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • haemorrhage — see HEMORRHAGE (Cf. hemorrhage); also see Æ (Cf. æ) …   Etymology dictionary

  • haemorrhage — [[t]he̱mərɪʤ[/t]] haemorrhages, haemorrhaging, haemorrhaged (in AM, use hemorrhage) 1) N VAR A haemorrhage is serious bleeding inside a person s body. Shortly after his admission into hospital he had a massive brain haemorrhage and died... These… …   English dictionary

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  • haemorrhage — I UK [ˈhem(ə)rɪdʒ] / US [ˈhemərɪdʒ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms haemorrhage : singular haemorrhage plural haemorrhages medical an occasion when blood flows out of an injured organ inside someone s body, rather than out of their body… …   English dictionary

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