hemorrhage

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This word may also be spelled "haemorrhage."
hemorrhage(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (medicine)
a. la hemorragia
(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).
(F)
The hemorrhage caused the patient severe brain damage.La hemorragia ocasionó graves daños cerebrales al paciente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (medicine)
a. sufrir una hemorragia
Calvin hit his head on a branch, and the blow caused him to hemorrhage.Calvin se golpeó la cabeza con una rama y sufrió una hemorragia a causa del golpe.
b. sangrar con profusión
The woman in labor began to hemorrhage, but the doctors managed to stop it.La parturienta comenzó a sangrar con profusión, pero los médicos consiguieron detener la hemorragia.
3. (to lose something quickly)
a. desangrarse
The nation's economy has been hemorrhaging for the past two years, spurring a mass exodus overseas.La economía de la nación está desangrándose desde hace dos años, lo cual ha provocado un éxodo masivo al extranjero.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to lose in large quantity)
a. gastar a espuertas
Between the new baby and trying to keep our car on the road, we've been hemorrhaging money.Entre el nuevo bebé y tratar de mantener el carro operativo, hemos estado gastando dinero a espuertas.
b. perder a raudales
The company will only continue to hemorrhage money if they can't find a way to boost revenue.La empresa solo continuará perdiendo dinero a raudales si no se consigue encontrar una manera de incrementar los ingresos.
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hemorrhage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bleeding)
a. la hemorragia
(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).
(F)
2. (fig)
a. la fuerte pérdida
(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).
(F)
(of people, resources)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (medicine)
a. sangrar, sufrir una hemorragia
4. (fig)
a. decrecer por momentos (of support, funds)
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