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airlift
American English: /ˈɛrˌlɪft/
British English: /ˈɛːlɪft/

Translation of airlift in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The USA provided assistance in the form of an emergency airlift of food and other essentials known as Operation Provide Relief.
    • Apart from the usual sprains, strains, stings and bouts of homesickness, the medics were involved in organising the emergency airlift of a critically ill cadet.
    • The air force provides U.S. military forces with worldwide strategic airlifts and tactical airlifts of men and materiel, effecting deliveries by both air landing and parachute drop.

transitive verb

  • aerotransportar
    transportar por avión or por vía aérea
    Example sentences
    • From here supplies were airlifted to soldiers deployed in the wars in the Balkans and in Afghanistan.
    • Food and other supplies were airlifted by national helicopters to the workers.
    • Their tanks, other vehicles and supplies will be airlifted in behind them.

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