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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 Vietnamese tín hiệu cấp cứu…
in Spanish SOS, llamada de socorro…
in Thai สัญญาณขอความช่วยเหลือ…
in Malaysian SOS…
in French S.O.S…
in German das SOS…
in Chinese (Traditional) 求助, (尤指)緊急求救(信號)…
in Indonesian SOS…
in Chinese (Simplified) 求助, (尤指)紧急呼救(信号)…
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