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fire brigadenoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us   UK (US fire department)
B2 an organization that works to prevent unwanted fires and stop them from burning: Someone call the fire brigade!
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in Korean 소방대…
in Arabic فِرْقة الإطْفاء…
in Portuguese corpo de bombeiros…
in Catalan cos de bombers…
in Japanese 消防隊…
in Italian vigili del fuoco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 消防隊, 消防署…
in Russian пожарная команда…
in Turkish itfaiyeciler, itfaiye teşkilatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消防队, 消防署…
in Polish straż pożarna…
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