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fire drill

noun [C]
 
 
( UK also fire practice)
WORKPLACE a situation in which people practise what they must do in order to leave a building safely if there is a fire: Inspectors found shortcomings in fire drills and the testing of alarms and extinguishers.
Translations of “fire drill”
in Chinese (Traditional) 火災逃生法, 消防演習…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火灾逃生法, 消防演习…
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