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airliftnoun [C]

uk   /ˈeə.lɪft/  us   /ˈer-/
an operation organized to move supplies or people by aircraft to or from a place that is difficult to reach because of war, a flood, etc.
airlift
verb [T] uk   us  
Over 10,000 refugees were airlifted out of the region.
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