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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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.