Definition of 'lifeboat'
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His dog was rescued by a lifeboat during the incident on Tuesday afternoon. The Sun (2016)He and the dog were both close to death when they were rescued by members of Southwold lifeboat crew, who had been alerted by coastguards. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Woman dies at sea A holidaymaker has died after being rescued from the sea off Cornwall by a lifeboat crew. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were rescued by a lifeboat crew. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two lifeboat crews searched for more than an hour. The Sun (2012)It was one of the first lifeboats into the sea. The Sun (2010)This time he will be carried in a small yellow lifeboat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two lifeboats and a helicopter went to the rescue. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For the same sorts of reason that sinking ships need lifeboats. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But she scrambled on to a ledge and was rescued by a lifeboat crew. The Sun (2012)It was recovered by a local lifeboat crew. The Sun (2012)He was still alive when rescued by a lifeboat crew but died soon afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His disappearance sparked a search involving a coastguard helicopter and eight lifeboats. The Sun (2015)And to this day the vast majority of those who crew lifeboats are unpaid volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Four lifeboats and a helicopter took part in the rescue. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Crew plugged the hole while a lifeboat and helicopter raced to the scene. The Sun (2013)The lifeboat crew had to grab her on the first pass because there was no time to turn the boat around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only way to rescue her was by sea and a lifeboat crew was dispatched from Poole. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In three small lifeboats they reached an uninhabited island 350 miles away. The Sun (2014)Only one of the ship 's three lifeboats reached land. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In 1884 four sailors were marooned in a lifeboat after their ship sank. The Sun (2012)On average our lifeboats rescue 22 people a day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was rescued by a lifeboat and taken to Dover. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the lifeboat reached the ship at 4.30pm it was listing at 45 degrees. The Sun (2011)After the sinking of a ship, one lifeboat remains floating in the Pacific. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'lifeboat'
British English: lifeboat /ˈlaɪfˌbəʊt/ NOUN
A lifeboat is a boat used to rescue people who are in danger at sea.
- American English: lifeboat
- Arabic: قَارِبُ النّجَاة
- Brazilian Portuguese: barco salva-vidas
- Chinese: 救生艇
- Croatian: čamac za spašavanje
- Czech: záchranný člun
- Danish: redningsbåd
- Dutch: reddingsboot
- European Spanish: bote salvavidas
- Finnish: pelastusvene
- French: canot de sauvetage
- German: Rettungsboot
- Greek: σωστική λέμβος
- Italian: scialuppa di salvataggio
- Japanese: 救命ボート
- Korean: 구명정
- Norwegian: livbåt
- Polish: łódź ratunkowa
- European Portuguese: barco salva-vidas
- Romanian: barcă de salvare
- Russian: спасательная шлюпка
- Spanish: bote salvavidas
- Swedish: livbåt
- Thai: เรือชูชีพ
- Turkish: cankurtaran sandalı
- Ukrainian: рятувальний човен
- Vietnamese: xuồng cứu hộ
Definition of lifeboat from the Collins English Dictionary
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