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first aid

noun [U]
 
 
basic medical treatment that you give someone who is sick or injured in an emergency: The policeman gave him first aid before the ambulance arrived.Describing medical treatment generally
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…
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