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breakout

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noun break·out \ˈbrāk-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of breakout

  • : an escape from a prison, jail, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of breakout

  1. :  a violent or forceful break from a restraining condition or situation; especially :  a military attack to break from encirclement

Examples of breakout in a sentence

  1. <the captives had been planning to stage a breakout at the next change in shift for the guards>



1820

First Known Use of breakout

1820


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breakout

adjective break·out

Simple Definition of breakout

  • : having, causing, or marked by sudden and great success that comes usually after a time without much success

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of breakout

  1. :  being or relating to a sudden or smashing success especially in comparison to previous efforts <a breakout book>

Examples of breakout in a sentence

  1. The company had a breakout year last year, tripling its profits from the previous year.



1978

First Known Use of breakout

1978

Rhymes with breakout

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Medical Dictionary

breakout

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noun break·out \ˈbrā-ˌkau̇t\

Medical Definition of breakout

  1. :  an eruption or inflammation of the skin <This is especially true for those who have acne and are desperate to stop breakouts without taking prescription antibiotics …—Stacie Stukin, The Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2007> <Because stress can throw your hormones out of balance, it can make normal sebaceous glands produce oil at an increased rate, causing breakouts.—Harper's Bazaar, May 1981>





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