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first aid

noun [U]  /ˈfɜrst ˈeɪd/
emergency medical treatment given to someone who is injured or ill
Translations of “first aid”
in Korean 응급 처치…
in Arabic اسْعافات أَوليّة…
in Portuguese primeiros socorros…
in Catalan primers auxilis…
in Japanese 応急手当て…
in Italian pronto soccorso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 急救…
in Russian первая помощь…
in Turkish ilk yardım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 急救…
in Polish pierwsza pomoc…
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