Definition of ambulette in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈambjʊlɛt/


A specially equipped van for transporting disabled or convalescent passengers in non-emergency circumstances: a week later, Eli would be taken by ambulette to the doctor
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  • Sounds simple, but because the medical center isn't our closest hospital, we can't get an ambulette to take her there.
  • The driver of the ambulette, a 28-year-old woman, and of the minivan, a 52-year-old man, were treated for minor injuries at Brooklyn Hospital Center, the police said.
  • The ambulette carried no patient at the time, police said.


1940s: from ambulance + -ette.

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