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first aidnoun [U]

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basicmedicaltreatment that is given to someone as ​soon as ​possible after they have been ​hurt in an ​accident or ​suddenlybecomeill: Did you ​learn any first ​aid at ​school? first-aid ​equipment
(Definition of first aid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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first aidnoun [U]

 /ˈfɜrst ˈeɪd/
emergencymedicaltreatment given to someone who is ​injured or ​ill
(Definition of first aid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “first aid”
in Arabic اسْعافات أَوليّة…
in Korean 응급 처치…
in Portuguese primeiros socorros…
in Catalan primers auxilis…
in Japanese 応急手当て…
in Chinese (Simplified) 急救…
in Turkish ilk yardım…
in Russian первая помощь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 急救…
in Italian pronto soccorso…
in Polish pierwsza pomoc…
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