how to pronounce blackout

/ˈblæˌkaʊt/

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blackout is pronounced in two syllables

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blækaʊt

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An example use of blackout in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… help you survive a blackout is that they …”

meanings of blackout

noun:

  1. A large-scale power failure, and resulting loss of electricity to consumers.
  2. A temporary loss of consciousness.
  3. An instance of censorship, especially a temporary one.
  4. The mandatory blocking of all light emanating from buildings as imposed during World War II.
  5. A temporary loss of memory.

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