emergency room Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"emergency room" in British English

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emergency roomnoun

uk   us   (abbreviation ER, UK A & E, casualty)
the ​part of a ​hospital where ​people go when they are ​ill or ​injured and need ​treatmentquickly: She had to be ​rushed to theemergencyroom.
(Definition of emergency room from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"emergency room" in American English

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emergency roomnoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈmɜr·dʒən·si ˌrum, ˌrʊm/
the ​part of a ​hospital where ​people who are ​hurt in ​accidents or ​suddenlybecomeill are taken for ​treatment
(Definition of emergency room from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “emergency room”
in Arabic قِسم الطوارئ…
in Korean 응급실…
in Portuguese pronto-socorro…
in Catalan urgències…
in Japanese 救急処置室…
in Chinese (Simplified) 急诊室,急救室…
in Turkish acil durum odası…
in Russian отделение скорой помощи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 急診室,急救室…
in Italian Pronto Soccorso…
in Polish izba przyjęć…
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