outbreak

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈaʊtbreɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈaʊtˌbreɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(outbrāk′)

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outbreak

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. an outbreak of [war, violence, hostility]
  2. there has been an outbreak of [influenza, SARS] (in)
  3. an [influenza] outbreak
  4. working to [control, contain] the outbreak
  5. the outbreak and spread of
  6. the outbreak has [spread to, reached]
  7. the outbreak is (not) contained
  8. caused an outbreak of
  9. an outbreak was [reported, detected] (in)
  10. the outbreak began in
  11. [steps, measures] to prevent an outbreak (of)
  12. the first outbreak in [ten years]
  13. the outbreak is confirmed in
  14. an outbreak of [storms, tornados]
  15. a [major, dangerous] outbreak (of)
  16. concerns over a [future, possible, potential] outbreak
  17. outbreak [control, prevention]
n as adj
  1. outbreak [control, prevention]
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