- haemorrhage hae‧mor‧rhage [ˈhemrɪdʒ] , hemorrhage verb [transitive]1. to lose a lot of money or jobs over a short period:
• The once prosperous town has haemorrhaged manufacturing jobs over the last 15 years.2. haemorrhage red ink JOURNALISM if a business, organization etc haemorrhages red ink, it loses a lot of money:
• The state's long-term fiscal management has been solid, although the current budget threatens to hemorrhage red ink.
* * *Ⅰ.haemorrhage UK US /ˈhemərɪdʒ/ verb [I or T] UK (US hemorrhage)► to lose a large amount of money or large numbers of customers, jobs, etc.: »
The leisure and hospitality industry hemorrhaged 10,000 jobs and the manufacturing sector lost 6,000.»
to haemorrhage cash/staff/customers● haemorrhage red ink — Cf. haemorrhage red inkⅡ.haemorrhage UK US /ˈhemərɪdʒ/ noun [C, usually singular]► the loss of a large amount of money or large numbers of customers, jobs, etc.: the haemorrage of sth »
The pay-per-view service is worried about the haemorrage of viewers to its competitors.
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haemorrhage — see HEMORRHAGE (Cf. hemorrhage); also see Æ (Cf. æ) … Etymology dictionary
haemorrhage — [[t]he̱mərɪʤ[/t]] haemorrhages, haemorrhaging, haemorrhaged (in AM, use hemorrhage) 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… … English dictionary
haemorrhage — (BrE) (AmE hemorrhage) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ massive, severe ▪ fatal ▪ recurrent ▪ acute ▪ … Collocations dictionary
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haemorrhage — I UK [ˈhem(ə)rɪdʒ] / US [ˈhemərɪdʒ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms haemorrhage : singular haemorrhage plural haemorrhages medical an occasion when blood flows out of an injured organ inside someone s body, rather than out of their body… … English dictionary