French translation of 'blackout'
1. (= power cut) panne f d’électricité
2. (in wartime) black-out m
3. [of programmes] interruption f (d’émission)
news blackout blackout m sur l’information
4. (= fainting) étourdissement m ⧫ évanouissement m
to have a blackout, to suffer a blackout s’évanouir
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Example Sentences Including 'blackout'
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It bit your hand, and within a few minutes you felt terrible pain and nausea, and then blackout.THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD (2002)
Heavy, blackout material, I noted, and glanced around, no less jittery now that I could see.NIGHT SISTERS (2002)
exclaimed Trish, and began to run up the hill, pausing only to call over her shoulder, `Don't forget the blackout !THE HARDIE INHERITANCE (2002)
They were thick velvet, lined with an extra insulating layer, and when drawn, as effective as the blackout.TIME OF THE WOLF (2002)
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'blackout' in Other Languages
British English: blackout /ˈblækaʊt/ NOUN
A blackout is a period of time during a war in which the buildings in an area are made dark for safety reasons.
The last show had to be over before the blackout began.
- American English: blackout
- Arabic: تَعْتِيم
- Brazilian Portuguese: blecaute
- Chinese: 灯火管制
- Croatian: zamračenje
- Czech: zatemnění
- Danish: mørklægning
- Dutch: black-out
- European Spanish: oscurecimiento de la ciudad para que esta no sea visible desde los aviones enemigos fallo
- Finnish: pimennys
- French: panne d’électricité
- German: Verdunkelung
- Greek: μπλακ άουτ
- Italian: blackout
- Japanese: 灯火管制
- Korean: 등화관제
- Norwegian: blackout
- Polish: zaciemnienie
- European Portuguese: apagão
- Romanian: blackout
- Russian: затемнение
- Spanish: apagón
- Swedish: strömavbrott
- Thai: การดับไฟ
- Turkish: karartma
- Ukrainian: затемнення
- Vietnamese: sự mất điện
Translation of blackout from the Collins English to French Dictionary