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Definition of Outbreak

Outbreak

  1. A bursting forth; eruption; insurrection.

Outbreak Quotations

Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
Thucydides

It's a relief to hear the rain. It's the sound of billions of drops, all equal, all equally committed to falling, like a sudden outbreak of democracy. Water, when it hits the ground, instantly becomes a puddle or rivulet or flood.
Alice Oswald

Every outbreak across the globe today stems from a descendant of the medieval plague.
Hendrik Poinar

Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
Buffalo Bill

When Peru had a cholera outbreak in 1991, losses from tourism and agricultural revenue were three times greater than the total money spent on sanitation in the previous decade.
Rose George
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Outbreak Translations

outbreak in German is Ausbruch {m}
outbreak in Italian is esplosione
outbreak in Swedish is utbrott
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