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Synonyms for blackout



power cut


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for blackout

a temporary loss of consciousness

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Synonyms for blackout

a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting

darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

the failure of electric power for a general region

a momentary loss of consciousness

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ISLAMABAD -- Amnesty International India launched a global campaign on Thursday, highlighting human cost of the lockdown as the draconian communication blackout in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) continues.
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Responding to Karim's complaints, Gobind said that the PH government did not support media blackouts, saying that the policy adopted by PH was that of press freedom.
'We admit the billing system is slow since we are having a problem with our system which was shut down during the May 21 power blackout, we urge the public to be patient as the system are up and running in most areas,' Ithae said.
Before power came back, only the Balesin clubhouse and nearby establishments were not affected by the blackout.
Checks on the management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), which office is located at Warri/Sapele revealed that the blackout might be as a result of a major breakdown.
The app will give consumers real-time status of outages in any part of the country and allow them to lodge complaint on blackout in their area.
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The demonstration to be held on Aug 28 will be attended by a large number of Kashmiris from the city and adjoining states, its organizers said, adding that it will protest against gross human rights violations in the Indian-held valley where media there is a complete media blackout to prevent news reaching the world over about Indian violence against innocent Muslim Kashmiris.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- In the wake of the terrible Ankara attack, which was responsible for killing 97 people and injuring more than 500, the first serious thing the Justice and Development Party (AKP) did was to order a media blackout on the investigation to block criticism of its security mistakes and lack of necessary precautions to prevent the attack.
The Dish Network blackout of Sinclair television stations has ended while their talks continue.