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Evacuation

Meanings and phrases

evacuation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of removing the contents of something; emptying; voidance
  2. the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
  3. the bodily process of discharging waste matter; elimination; excretion; excreting; voiding

medical evacuation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the evacuation of persons (usually by air transportation) to a place where they can receive medical care; medevac; medivac
E.g.
  • Despite his pain, Dorland refused painkillers or medical evacuation so he could return to the fight.
  • The C-17's capabilities allow the RAF to use it as an airborne hospital for medical evacuation missions.
  • On 31 August 1967, a CH-46A on a medical evacuation mission to disintegrated in midair killing all its occupants.

during the evacuation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fleet transported a total of 250,000 soldiers and civilians during the evacuation.
  • 20,000 people died of exhaustion or disease during the evacuation of Phnom Penh and its aftermath.

mandatory evacuation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On February 14, the sheriff of Butte County lifted the mandatory evacuation order.
  • On August 27, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors ordered a mandatory evacuation of all areas south of U.S. Route 90.
  • The storm surge also flooded parts of the Anse la Raye Quarter, leading to officials declaring a mandatory evacuation of the area.
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