Definition of 'power cut'
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Three minutes into the second half, the lights went off as the area suffered a power cut. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Three minutes into the second half, the lights went off as the area suffered a power cut. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Opponents of wind farms say that this could lead to power cuts during prolonged periods of low wind. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The strain on the electricity supply caused power cuts across the city and the entire East Coast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'power cut'
British English: power cut /ˈpaʊə kʌt/ NOUN
A power cut is a period of time when the electricity supply to a particular building or area is stopped, sometimes deliberately.
- American English: power outage
- Arabic: إِنْقِطَاعُ التَّيارُ الكَهْرَبائي
- Brazilian Portuguese: corte de eletricidade
- Chinese: 停电
- Croatian: prekid struje
- Czech: výpadek elektrického proudu
- Danish: strømafbrydelse
- Dutch: stroomonderbreking
- European Spanish: apagón corte
- Finnish: sähkökatkos
- French: coupure d’électricité
- German: Stromausfall
- Greek: διακοπή ρεύματος
- Italian: interruzione di corrente
- Japanese: 停電
- Korean: 정전
- Norwegian: strømbrudd
- Polish: przerwa w dostawie prądu
- European Portuguese: corte de eletricidade
- Romanian: pană de curent
- Russian: отключение электроэнергии
- Spanish: apagón
- Swedish: strömavbrott
- Thai: การตัดไฟชั่วคราว
- Turkish: elektrik kesintisi
- Ukrainian: відключення електроенергії
- Vietnamese: mất điện
Definition of power cut from the Collins English Dictionary
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