haemorrhage

[[t]he̱mərɪʤ[/t]]
haemorrhages, haemorrhaging, haemorrhaged
1) N-VAR A haemorrhage is serious bleeding inside a person's body.

Shortly after his admission into hospital he had a massive brain haemorrhage and died...

These drugs will not be used if hemorrhage is the cause of the stroke.

2) VERB If someone is haemorrhaging, there is serious bleeding inside their body.

I haemorrhaged badly after the birth of all three of my sons...

[V to n] If this is left untreated, one can actually haemorrhage to death.

Derived words:
haemorrhaging N-UNCOUNT

A post mortem showed he died from shock and haemorrhaging.

3) N-SING: N of n A haemorrhage of people or resources is a rapid loss of them from a group or place, seriously weakening its position.

He said the move would definitely stem the haemorrhage of talent and enterprise from the colony.

4) V-ERG To haemorrhage people or resources means to lose them rapidly and become weak.

[V n] Venice is haemorrhaging the very resource which could save it: its own people...

[V from n] The figures showed that cash was haemorrhaging from the conglomerate.


English dictionary. 2008.

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