Translation of evacuation in Spanish:

evacuation

Pronunciation: /ɪˌvækjuˈeɪʃən/

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  • 1 (of building, residents) evacuación (f), desalojo (m)
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    • The dismounting vehicles provide casualty evacuation and direct fire support.
    • Once clear of the runway, we executed our procedures for ground evacuation.
    • During the Korean war, US forces employed them for liaison, supply, casualty evacuation, and troop transportation.
  • 2 (of bowels) evacuación (f)
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    • She also experienced a feeling of incomplete evacuation after passing a bowel movement, flatulence and bloating.
    • For most of the 20th century spontaneous miscarriage was managed by evacuation of retained products of conception.
    • Other associated symptoms include bloating, distension, mucus in the stool, urgency, and a feeling of incomplete evacuation.

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