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break out

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to develop suddenly and violently
  • in the wake of news reports of deaths from the flu, panic broke out, and there was a mad rush for flu shots

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breakout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of breakout (Entry 2 of 2)

the act or an instance of getting free from danger or confinement
  • the captives had been planning to stage a breakout at the next change in shift for the guards

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The first known use of break out was before the 12th century

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“Break out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/break%20out. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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