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medevac

Saltos de línea: med|evac
Pronunciación: /ˈmɛdɪvak
 
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(also medivac) North American

Definición de medevac en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The evacuation of military or other casualties to hospital in a helicopter or aeroplane: we radioed Pleiku and asked for medevac [as modifier]: three big medevac choppers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Other military roles include medevac and search-and-rescue operations.
  • Military commanders had worried the crowd would rush medevac helicopters.
  • A unit of American marines on patrol saw the disabled vehicle and called in a medevac helicopter, which evacuated the officer and his soldiers.

verbo (medevacs, medevacking, medevacked)

[with object] Volver al principio  
Transport (someone) to hospital in a helicopter or aeroplane: I was medevacked out of Freetown
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Fellow soldiers applied tourniquets to stop Covington from bleeding to death and medivacked him to the nearest hospital.
  • Finally, I was medevacked to Kaiser, and my chart was translated from Thai.
  • Their convoy was hit by a suicide car bomber and three friends were medevacked with severe burns.

Origen

1960s: blend of medical and evacuation.

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