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  1. blackoutnoun

    Temporary loss of consciousness or memory.

    pass out

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blackoutnoun

    a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  2. blackout, brownout, dimoutnoun

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

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  3. blackoutnoun

    the failure of electric power for a general region

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  4. blackoutnoun

    a momentary loss of consciousness

    brownout, amnesia, memory loss, dimout

  5. amnesia, memory loss, blackoutnoun

    partial or total loss of memory

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

    brownout, memory loss, amnesia, dimout

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  1. Maria Luisa Rivero:

    It terrifies me to think we are facing a national blackout again, the first thing I did was run to freeze my food so that it does not go bad like it did like the last time in March. It costs a lot to buy food just to lose it.

  2. Juan Guaido:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Tom Elliott:

    This is the best thing Gov. Cuomo could have asked for: a total news blackout on his myriad scandals during the network’s ostensibly highest-rated hour.

  5. 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.

Translations for blackout

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  • انقطع الكهرباءArabic
  • затъмнение, припадък, токов удар, шокBulgarian
  • oknoCzech
  • Filmriss, Blackout, Stromausfall, ErinnerungsverlustGerman
  • corte, desmayo, apagónSpanish
  • sähkökatko, sähkökatkos, muistikatkoFinnish
  • blackout, étourdissementFrench
  • oscuramentoItalian
  • ブラックアウト, 停電Japanese
  • pitam, pergelapan, putus bekalan, hilang ingatanMalay
  • stroomstoring, verduisteringDutch
  • blecaute, desmaio, apagãoPortuguese
  • блэкаут, затемнение, системная авария, светомаскировка, провал памятиRussian
  • strömavbrott, mörkläggning, avsvimning, blackoutSwedish

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