Definition of 'ambulance'
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Twice as many hospitals turned ambulances away last week compared with the same period last year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)One ambulance driver said he had been there five hours. The Sun (2017)Three air ambulances were called to the crash. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He survived after begging his mum to call an ambulance. The Sun (2016)In some cases drivers were fined for failing to pull over for ambulances or police cars answering emergency calls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ambulance transfers should take no longer than 15 minutes. The Sun (2017)As a result family members, ambulance staff and police are left struggling to cope. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She woke at 2am with abdominal pain and was taken back to hospital in an ambulance. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In emergency cases, nurses can advise staff remotely on how to treat patients before an ambulance arrives. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Six police cars, a dog unit vehicle and two ambulances are understood to have rushed to the scene. The Sun (2016)The police and ambulances were beginning to arrive. TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)The ambulance service and hospital gave me brilliant treatment. The Sun (2009)Then she reminds me of a study in her book about doctors and ambulance drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There were two ambulances and four fire engines and two helicopters here straight away. The Sun (2013)To fly an air ambulance in this environment and with this team is really exceptional. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was only one ambulance on call in the town. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Witnesses reported seeing a man on a stretcher being taken away by ambulance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An ambulance will carry emergency blood supplies. The Sun (2009)The police and an ambulance arrived within nine minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The police and ambulance teams arrive at the crash site and help the injured. The Sun (2015)Police say they are being forced to take patients to hospital because ambulances are unavailable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Abroad women often painted alongside their roles as ambulance drivers or nurses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She could see two ambulances parked in the nearby depot but was too weak to walk there. The Sun (2011)Their insurance did not cover air ambulance repatriation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then my wife would have had to call an ambulance. The Sun (2008)The ambulances did not arrive for another two hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The police and ambulance service must work better together. The Sun (2011)Patients had to wait outside hospitals in large ambulances? Times, Sunday Times (2016)One suggestion was that he might work as a pilot with the air ambulance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The claimant was an ambulance driver who was used to seeing people on life support in the course of his work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cops, firefighters and five ambulance vehicles raced to the Bradford horror. The Sun (2016)Dozens of government armoured personnel carriers were seen moving into the area, while ambulances and other vehicles apparently carrying about 30 prisoners were seen leaving. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'ambulance'
British English: ambulance /ˈæmbjʊləns/ NOUN
An ambulance is a vehicle for taking people to and from hospital.
- American English: ambulance
- Arabic: سَيَّارَةُ إِسْعاف
- Brazilian Portuguese: ambulância
- Chinese: 救护车
- Croatian: kola hitne pomoći
- Czech: sanitka
- Danish: ambulance
- Dutch: ambulance
- European Spanish: ambulancia
- Finnish: ambulanssi
- French: ambulance
- German: Rettungswagen
- Greek: ασθενοφόρο
- Italian: ambulanza
- Japanese: 救急車
- Korean: 구급차
- Norwegian: ambulanse
- Polish: karetka pogotowia
- European Portuguese: ambulância
- Romanian: ambulanță
- Russian: машина скорой помощи
- Spanish: ambulancia
- Swedish: ambulans
- Thai: รถพยาบาล
- Turkish: cankurtaran tıp
- Ukrainian: швидка допомога
- Vietnamese: xe cứu thương
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