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haemorrhage

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haemorrhagehae‧mor‧rhage1 British English, hemorrhage American English /ˈhemərɪdʒ/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 MIa serious medical condition in which a person bleeds a lot, sometimes inside their body 🔊 He died of a massive brain haemorrhage.2 when a company or country loses a lot of money or people very quicklyhaemorrhage of 🔊 a haemorrhage of jobs from the region
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haemorrhageIf there's any chance it is placenta praevia, it could detach and cause a haemorrhage.Leech had conducted a post-mortem examination and found cerebral haemorrhage as the cause of death.There was no difference between the aspirin and placebo groups in the incidence of cerebral haemorrhage.Sphincterotomy is sometimes performed to facilitate biliary stenting, and consequent haemorrhage may occasionally be a cause of death.One patient in the corrosive group had a minor upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage which stopped spontaneously.Maria's demise was certainly caused by a massive haemorrhage of the brain.The child with high myopia is also at risk of further visual deterioration from muscular haemorrhage or retinal detachment.Endoscopic injection, however, is still the most convenient and cost effective means for the arrest of peptic ulcer haemorrhage.brain haemorrhageHaving survived peritonitis and a brain haemorrhage on top of an inoperable cancer, who was to speculate?Nigel had had a brain haemorrhage.Miss Diane died of a brain haemorrhage after a sharp difference of opinion with the producer about salary.The doctor had told me that it was probable that he would die from either an infection or a brain haemorrhage.Health assessments will also be made of Forster and his wife, who has suffered a brain haemorrhage.She had even saved his life in 1978, when he sank into a coma after suffering a brain haemorrhage.The neurologist diagnosed a possible brain haemorrhage, and had Rose admitted to a specialist hospital in London.He survived a serious brain haemorrhage in 1955 and in the same year became rector of Thelveton in Norfolk.
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haemorrhagehaemorrhage2 British English, hemorrhage American English verb 🔊 🔊 1 MI[intransitive] to lose a lot of blood in a very short time2 [transitive] to lose a lot of something over a short period of time, such as money or jobs 🔊 The once prosperous town has hemorrhaged manufacturing jobs over the last 15 years.
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haemorrhageLesley started haemorrhaging before her baby was due.Stefan had begun haemorrhaging in the night.But the tide of voter approval for her stand could scarcely be ignored by a party haemorrhaging support.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhaemorrhagehae‧mor‧rhage /ˈhemərɪdʒ/ British English, hemorrhage American English verb [transitive]1to lose a lot of money or jobs over a short periodThe once prosperous town has haemorrhaged manufacturing jobs over the last 15 years.2haemorrhage red ink journalism if a business, organization etc haemorrhages red ink, it loses a lot of moneyThe state’s long-term fiscal management has been solid, although the current budget threatens to hemorrhage red ink.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
haemorrhage (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhaemorrhage (BrE)
he, she, ithaemorrhages (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhaemorrhaged (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave haemorrhaged
he, she, ithas haemorrhaged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad haemorrhaged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill haemorrhage
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have haemorrhaged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam haemorrhaging
he, she, itis haemorrhaging
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you, we, theyare haemorrhaging
Past
I, he, she, itwas haemorrhaging
you, we, theywere haemorrhaging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been haemorrhaging
he, she, ithas been haemorrhaging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been haemorrhaging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be haemorrhaging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been haemorrhaging
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