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first aid

noun [no plural]
 
/ˈfɜrst ˈeɪd/
basic help that a person who is not a doctor can give to a person who is hurt or ill: The police officer gave him first aid before the ambulance arrived.
Translations of “first aid”
in Korean 응급 처치…
in Arabic اسْعافات أَوليّة…
in Portuguese primeiros socorros…
in Catalan primers auxilis…
in Japanese 応急手当て…
in Italian pronto soccorso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 急救…
in Russian первая помощь…
in Turkish ilk yardım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 急救…
in Polish pierwsza pomoc…
(Definition of first aid from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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