Meaning of “artificial respiration” in the English Dictionary

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"artificial respiration" in British English

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artificial respirationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌɑː.tɪˈfɪʃ.əl res.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɑːr.t̬ə.fɪʃ.əl res.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/

the act of forcing air in and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing, using equipment or by blowing into their mouth and pressing their chest:

Rescuers pulled the child from the river, and she was given artificial respiration.

(Definition of “artificial respiration” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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artificial respirationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌɑr·t̬əˈfɪʃ·əl ˌres·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/

the act of forcing air in and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing

(Definition of “artificial respiration” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)