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ambulette

Line breaks: am¦bu|lette
Pronunciation: /ˈambjʊlɛt
 
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Definition of ambulette in English:

noun

US
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
More example sentences
  • “There are a couple of other kids I've met through driving the ambulette who have handicaps."
  • The driver will escort you from your apartment door into the ambulette and then into the medical facility or the day care.
  • We brought the kids downstairs, one staff to one kid, where an ambulette had pulled up, outside the door of the building.

Origin

1940s: from ambulance + -ette.

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