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"ambulance" in British English

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ambulancenoun [C]

uk   /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/ us   /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/
A2 a special vehicle used to take sick or injured people to hospital: I called an ambulance. We were woken in the night by the wail of ambulance sirens. an ambulance driver An ambulance crew was called to his home, but he was dead by the time they arrived.

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(Definition of ambulance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ambulancenoun [C]

us   /ˈæm·bjə·ləns, -ˌlæns/
a special vehicle equipped to take people who are injured or ill to the hospital
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Translations of “ambulance”
in Korean 구급차…
in Arabic سَيّارة الإسْعاف…
in Malaysian kereta ambulan…
in French ambulance…
in Russian машина скорой помощи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 救護車…
in Italian ambulanza…
in Turkish cankurtaran, acil hasta taşıma aracı, ambulans…
in Polish karetka…
in Spanish ambulancia…
in Vietnamese xe cấp cứu…
in Portuguese ambulância…
in Thai รถพยาบาล…
in German der Krankenwagen…
in Catalan ambulància…
in Japanese 救急車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 救护车…
in Indonesian ambulans…
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