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“emergency room” in British English

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emergency roomnoun

uk /ɪˈmɜː.dʒən.si ˌruːm/ us /ɪˈmɝː.dʒən.si ˌruːm/ abbreviation ER, UK A & E, casualty

the part of a hospital where people go when they are ill or injured and need treatment quickly:

She had to be rushed to the emergency room.

(Definition of “emergency room” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“emergency room” in American English

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emergency roomnoun [ C ]

us /ɪˈmɜr·dʒən·si ˌrum, ˌrʊm/

the part of a hospital where people who are hurt in accidents or suddenly become ill are taken for treatment

(Definition of “emergency room” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)