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firefighting

noun [U] uk   /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈfaɪrˌfaɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

firefighting noun [U] (BURNING)

firefighting noun [U] (PROBLEMS)

spending time on problems that need to be dealt with quickly, instead of working in a calm, planned way: I spend all my time firefighting rather than making any progress.
Translations of “firefighting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 燃燒, 救火,消防工作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 燃烧, 救火,消防工作…
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