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evacuateverb [I/T]

 us   /ɪˈvæk·juˌeɪt/
to remove people from a dangerous place: [T] Residents were ordered to evacuate the area before the hurricane made landfall.
science Evacuate means to remove something, esp. a gas or liquid, from a container.
evacuation
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪˌvæk·juˈeɪ·ʃən/
[U] A chemical spill prompted the evacuation of area residents.
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evacuateverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪˈvæk.ju.eɪt/  us   /ɪˈvæk.ju.eɪt/
(Definition of evacuate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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evacuateverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ɪˈvækjueɪt/ WORKPLACE
to move people or to be moved from a dangerous place to somewhere safe: be evacuated from sth Fire broke out and all staff were evacuated from the building.
(Definition of evacuate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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