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tourniquetnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtɜr·nɪ·kət, ˈtʊr-/
a ​strip of ​cloth that is ​tiedtightly around an ​injuredarm or ​leg to ​stop the ​flow of ​blood
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tourniquetnoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʊə.nɪ.keɪ/ /ˈtɔː.nɪ.keɪ/  us   /ˈtɝː.nɪ.kɪt/
a ​strip of ​cloth that is ​tiedtightly around an ​injuredarm or ​leg to ​stop it bleeding: If it ​continues to ​bleed, you may have to apply a tourniquet to the ​limb.
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Translations of “tourniquet”
in Spanish torniquete…
in Vietnamese ga rô…
in Malaysian pembalut…
in Thai เครื่องห้ามเลือด…
in French garrot…
in German der Druckverband…
in Chinese (Simplified) 止血带…
in Turkish turnike…
in Russian турникет, жгут…
in Indonesian pengikat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 止血帶…
in Polish opaska uciskowa…
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