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"Breakout" is a noun which is often translated as "la fuga", and "outbreak" is a noun which is often translated as "el brote". Learn more about the difference between "breakout" and "outbreak" below.
breakout
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (escape from prison)
a. la fuga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The criminals' breakout last year has left many residents of the city worried.La fuga de los criminales el año pasado ha dejado a muchos residentes de la ciudad ansiosos.
b. la evasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The mayor is concerned about all the breakouts from prison this year.El alcalde está ocupado por todas las evasiones de prisión este año.
2. (skin inflammation)
a. el brote de acné
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Adrienne had a breakout so bad, she didn't want to go to prom.Adrienne tuvo un brote de acné tan malo que no quería ir al baile de graduación.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (successful)
a. exitoso
Jessica Velez was the breakout star of the movie.Jessica Velez era la estrella exitosa de la peli.
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outbreak(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sudden occurrence)
a. el brote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a disease)
The health department reacted quickly to the outbreak of the epidemic.El departamento de sanidad reaccionó rápidamente al brote de la epidemia.
b. el arranque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The outbreak of the revolution only amplified his sense of patriotism.El arranque de la revolución solo amplificó su sentido del patriotismo.
c. el comienzo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Violence has been more prevalent in the area since the outbreak of the crisis.La violencia ha sido más prevalente en el área desde el comienzo de la crisis.
d. el estallido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of war or conflict)
The outbreak of the civil war made my family move out of the region.El estallido de la guerra civil hizo que mi familia se fuera de la región.
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