Definition of paramedic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌperəˈmedik/


A person trained to give emergency medical care to people who are seriously ill with the aim of stabilizing them before they are taken to the hospital: all ambulances were manned by a nurse or paramedic and a driver [as modifier]: a paramedic team was on its way
More example sentences
  • The hotel was sealed off as a team of paramedics treated one of the injured workers.
  • The man was later carried out by police and paramedics, put on a stretcher and taken by ambulance to hospital.
  • He was also taken by paramedics to the Friarage and was suffering from knee, ankle and facial injuries.

Words that rhyme with paramedic

medic, Samoyedic

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Syllabification: par·a·med·ic

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