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Definition of Outbreak

Outbreak

  1. A bursting forth; eruption; insurrection.

Outbreak Quotations

Anyone who was alive during the outbreak of the bubonic plague in the 14th century experienced something terrifyingly close to the widespread death and chaos of an apocalyptic event.
Alan Huffman

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

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

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

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