Definition of emergency services in English:

emergency services

Syllabification: e·mer·gen·cy serv·ic·es

noun

  • The public organizations that respond to and deal with emergencies when they occur, especially those that provide police, ambulance, and firefighting services.
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    • The final emergency service to be considered is the ambulance service.
    • As riders and spectators arrived at Howden Wood, many gave generously to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, the emergency service which money was being raised for at the event.
    • In the face of such a large-scale violent incident, why did the Dingzhou emergency service and the police arrive so late?

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