outbreak

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outbreak(
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breyk
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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. (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).
(M)
(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).
(M)
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).
(M)
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).
(M)
(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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outbreak
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of hostilities)
a. 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).
(M)
2. (of epidemic, violence)
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).
(M)
3. (of war, conflict)
a. 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).
(M)
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outbreak [ˈaʊtbreɪk]
noun
[of war] declaración (f); [of hostilities] comienzo (m); [of disease] brote (m); [of crimes] ola (f); [of violence] arranque (m); [of spots] erupción (f)
a salmonella outbreak un brote de salmonelosis; at the outbreak of war al estallar la guerra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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