haemorrhage

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haemorrhage or hemorrhage (ˈhɛmərɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  profuse bleeding from ruptured blood vessels
2.  a steady or severe loss or depletion of resources, staff, etc
 
vb
3.  (intr) to bleed profusely
4.  (tr) to undergo a steady or severe loss or depletion of (resources, staff, etc)
 
[C17: from Latin haemorrhagia; see haemo-, -rrhagia]
 
hemorrhage or hemorrhage
 
n
 
vb
 
[C17: from Latin haemorrhagia; see haemo-, -rrhagia]
 
haemorrhagic or hemorrhage
 
adj
 
hemorrhagic or hemorrhage
 
adj

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