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Definition of hemorrhage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈhɛmərɪdʒ//
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] a medical condition in which there is severe loss of blood from inside a person's body a massive brain/cerebral hemorrhage He was checked for any signs of hemorrhage.
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] hemorrhage (of somebody/something) a serious loss of people, money, etc. from a country, a group, or an organization Poor working conditions have led to a steady hemorrhage of qualified teachers from our schools.

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