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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)
Translations of “firefighter”
in Arabic إطْفائي…
in Korean 소방관…
in Portuguese bombeiro, -a…
in Catalan bomber, -a…
in Japanese 消防隊員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消防队员…
in Turkish itfaiye eri…
in Russian пожарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消防隊員…
in Italian pompiere…
in Polish strażak…
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