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resuscitate

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈsʌsɪteɪt/
to make someone breathe again when they have stopped breathingRestoring and revivingDescribing medical treatment generally
resuscitation
 
 
/rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃən/ noun [U]
Translations of “resuscitate”
in Spanish resucitar…
in French réanimer…
in German wiederbeleben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使甦醒, 使恢復知覺, 使復活…
in Russian реанимировать…
in Turkish ayıltmak, hayata döndürmek, diriltmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使苏醒, 使恢复知觉, 使复活…
in Polish reanimować…
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