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CPR

noun [U] uk   /ˌsiː.piːˈɑːr/ us    /-ˈɑːr/
abbreviation for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a method used to keep someone alive in a medical emergency, in which you blow into the person's mouth then press on their chest and then repeat the process: to administer/perform CPRResuscitation
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