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Synonyms for blackout
ˈblækˌaʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blackout(noun)

    a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

    Synonyms:
    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  2. blackout, brownout, dimout(noun)

    darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

    Synonyms:
    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  3. blackout(noun)

    the failure of electric power for a general region

    Synonyms:
    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  4. blackout(noun)

    a momentary loss of consciousness

    Synonyms:
    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  5. amnesia, memory loss, blackout(noun)

    partial or total loss of memory

    "he has a total blackout for events of the evening"

    Synonyms:
    brownout, memory loss, amnesia, dimout

Wiktionary

  1. blackout(noun)

    Temporary loss of consciousness or memory.

    Synonyms:
    pass out

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How to use blackout in a sentence?

  1. Monica Viego-Rodriguez:

    I haven't even seen a truck nearby. Polls are still down lines are down, I really have no idea. And it's been slowly coming back around the metro area, but I feel like my area has been forgotten. She said she does n’t know what the future will bring. Right now, we're scared about Puerto Rico's future. This is really, really serious for us, we don't know what's going to happen with us in the future. We don't know if we're going to keep getting some aid some help – it's scary for us. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But Monica Viego-Rodriguez still hasn't seen a light come on anywhere in Monica Viego-Rodriguez neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. Monica Viego-Rodriguez can only buy perishable foods for Monica Viego-Rodriguez family that they can eat the same day.There is nowhere to store food other than a cooler that she keeps filled with ice on her balcony. More than 470,000 homes were damaged or destroyed, causing an estimated $ 140 billion in damages. As Puerto Rico experiences the longest and most devastating blackout in American history, 1,000 utility trucks and 1,500 workers from 22 electric companies from all over the U.S. are arriving on the island this week to help the existing crews on the job restore power. As crews carve their way through the catastrophic damage, their progress is slow. But they met a major milestone this month when 1 million customers had their power restored, and utility crews say they won't stop until everyone is back on line. Help from U.S. mainland power companies has been coming in waves for months. But some Puerto Rico residents say they still haven't seen a light come on anywhere in their neighborhood since the hurricanes hit last fall. ( REUTERS) There is no set timeframe, we're just here for the long haul.

  2. John Lourenco:

    I'd like to offer my deepest apology to the family and lives that I affected on September 14 and 15 when I relapsed and went into a blackout for 30 hours, i thank the Lord nobody got hurt.

  3. Juan Guaido:

    We all know who is responsible for the blackout - Maduro, we must accelerate the process to remove this corrupt and thieving regime.

  4. Bhanu Chandar:

    Until today, we haven’t received a single circular or notice from the government on the dam. We have no idea when it will be built, how exactly we will be affected and where we are going to be relocated. There is a complete information blackout.

  5. Bill Magness:

    We can't let ourselves tumble into a situation where, by acting prematurely -- I hate to say it because it's been such a long event -- but by acting prematurely to completely close it off that we end up in that blackout that could last, you know, an indeterminate amount of time.

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Translations for blackout

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  • انقطع الكهرباءArabic
  • затъмнение, токов удар, припадък, шокBulgarian
  • oknoCzech
  • Stromausfall, Filmriss, Erinnerungsverlust, BlackoutGerman
  • apagón, desmayo, corteSpanish
  • sähkökatkos, muistikatko, sähkökatkoFinnish
  • blackout, étourdissementFrench
  • oscuramentoItalian
  • 停電, ブラックアウトJapanese
  • hilang ingatan, pergelapan, putus bekalan, pitamMalay
  • stroomstoring, verduisteringDutch
  • blecaute, apagão, desmaioPortuguese
  • блэкаут, системная авария, светомаскировка, затемнение, провал памятиRussian
  • avsvimning, blackout, mörkläggning, strömavbrottSwedish

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