blackout

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈblækaʊt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈblækˌaʊt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blakout′)


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blackout

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. The [city, town, building] experienced a blackout.
  2. The [city] is experiencing a blackout.
  3. are in the middle of a blackout
  4. a blackout caused by [the storm, a downed line, overconsumption]
  5. blackouts are common in
  6. are trying to [fix, repair] the blackout
  7. What caused the blackout?
  8. a blackout during the war
  9. an all- [day, night] blackout
  10. suffered a blackout after the [fight, accident, crash, hit]
  11. The blackout lasted [several hours, all day].
  12. issued a [media, news] blackout
  13. there was a blackout in the media about
n as adj
  1. [draw, close] the blackout curtains
  2. during a blackout period
  3. experiences [many, frequent] blackout periods
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