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medevac  (ˈmɛdɪˌvæk

Definitions

noun

  1. (military) the evacuation of casualties from forward areas to the nearest hospital or base
  2. a helicopter used for transporting wounded or sick people to hospital

verb

-vacs -vacking -vacked
  1. (transitive) to transport (a wounded or sick person) to hospital by medevac

Word Origin

C20: from med( ical) evac( uation)

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