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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Partial or total loss of memory or consciousness; The failure of electric power for a general region.

Usage examples (40)
  • We'll find out here what caused the blackout.
  • He has a total blackout for events of the evening
  • This is what I call blackout behavior, and unfortunately ...
  • Secondly, they have what they call a blackout period sometimes, when they change a fund manager, for example. for more
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  • When the president had a "blackout" (loss of consciousness), the government wanted to "black out" (censor) the news on his medical condition.
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