Meaning of “firefighter” in the English Dictionary

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"firefighter" in British English

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firefighternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaɪəˌfaɪ.tər/ us /ˈfaɪrˌfaɪ.t̬ɚ/

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

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firefighternoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɑɪərˌfɑɪ·t̬ər/ plural -men /ˈfɑɪər·mən, -men/ also fireman, /ˈfɑɪər·mən/

someone whose job is to stop fires and to save people and property from being harmed

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