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casevac

Line breaks: cas|evac
Pronunciation: /ˈkazɪvak, ˈkaʒɪ-/

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military slang

Definition of casevac in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Evacuation of casualties by air.

verb (casevacs, casevacing, casevaced)

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Evacuate (a casualty) by air.

Origin

1950s: blend of casualty and evacuation.

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