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SOS

noun [S] uk   /ˌes.əʊˈes/ us    /-oʊˈ-/
a request for help, especially because of danger: Within an hour of the ship transmitting an SOS (message/call), six boats had arrived and started a rescue operation. The hospital sent out an SOS for extra blood supplies.
Translations of “SOS”
in Spanish SOS, llamada de socorro…
in French S.O.S…
in German das SOS…
in Chinese (Traditional) 求助, (尤指)緊急求救(信號)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 求助, (尤指)紧急呼救(信号)…
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