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emergency roomnoun

uk   /ɪˈmɜː.dʒən.si ˌruːm/  us   /ɪˈmɝː.dʒən.si ˌruːm/ (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)

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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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