fire drill Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fire drill" in British English

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fire drillnoun [C]

uk   us  
the set of ​actions that should be ​performed in ​order to ​safelyleave a ​building, such as an ​office, ​factory, or ​school, when it is on ​fire, or an ​occasion when this is ​practised
(Definition of fire drill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fire drill" in American English

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fire drillnoun [C]

 /ˈfɑɪər ˌdrɪl/
an ​occasion when ​peoplepractice what they must do to ​leave a ​burningbuildingsafely
(Definition of fire drill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fire drill" in Business English

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fire drillnoun [C]

uk   us   ( UK also fire practice)
WORKPLACE a ​situation in which ​peoplepractise what they must do in ​order to ​leave a ​building safely if there is a ​fire: Inspectors ​found shortcomings in ​firedrills and the ​testing of alarms and ​extinguishers.
(Definition of fire drill from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fire drill”
in Chinese (Simplified) 火灾逃生法, 消防演习…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火災逃生法, 消防演習…
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