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haemorrhage

/ˈhɛmərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
profuse bleeding from ruptured blood vessels
2.
a steady or severe loss or depletion of resources, staff, etc
verb
3.
(intransitive) to bleed profusely
4.
(transitive) to undergo a steady or severe loss or depletion of (resources, staff, etc)
Derived Forms
haemorrhagic, (US) hemorrhagic (ˌhɛməˈrædʒɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin haemorrhagia; see haemo-, -rrhagia
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Word Origin and History for haemorrhage

see hemorrhage; also see æ.

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