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British English: /ɪˈməːdʒ(ə)nsi/
American English: /əˈmərdʒənsi/

Translation of emergency in German:


  • 1
    (serious happening) Notfall, der
    in an or in case of emergency
    im Notfall
    be prepared for any emergency
    auf den Notfall vorbereitet sein
    emergency [case]
    Notfall, der
    be called out on an emergency
    zu einem Notfall gerufen werden
  • 2
    Ausnahmezustand, der
    declare a state of emergency
    den Ausnahmezustand ausrufen od. erklären


  • Not (bremse, -ruf, -ausgang, -landung, -unterkunft)
    emergency number
    Notrufnummer, die
    emergency ward
    Unfallstation, die
    emergency worker
    (Katastrophenschutzhelfer der, -helferin die)

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