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Definition of outburst noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    outburst

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈaʊtbərst//
     
     
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  1. 1a sudden strong expression of an emotion an outburst of anger She was alarmed by his violent outburst.
  2. 2a sudden increase in a particular activity or attitude an outburst of racism
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: outburst