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ambulance chasernoun [C]

uk   /ˈæm.bjʊ.ləns ˌtʃeɪ.sər/  us   /ˈæm.bjʊ.ləns ˌtʃeɪ.sɚ/ informal disapproving
a ​lawyer who ​tries to get ​work by ​persuading someone who has been in an ​accident to ​claimmoney from the ​person or ​companyresponsible for the ​accident: An ​ambulancechasercontacted her the ​day she was ​injured and ​persuaded her to ​sue the ​citycouncil for ​negligence.
ambulance-chasing
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈæm.bjʊ.lənsˌtʃeɪ.sɪŋ/ informal
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