evacuee

noun

evac·​u·​ee i-ˌva-kyə-ˈwē How to pronounce evacuee (audio)
-kyü-ˈē-
: an evacuated person

Example Sentences

One hundred evacuees spent the night at a school during the storm. the report said the evacuees would be placed in temporary shelters
Recent Examples on the Web The evacuee was deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after officials learned of the information roughly three weeks after the individual's arrival in the U.S., the report said. Catherine Herridge, Camilo Montoya-galvez, CBS News, 7 Sep. 2022 According to the report, DHS admitted an Afghan evacuee who had previously been released from prison by the Taliban. Catherine Herridge, Camilo Montoya-galvez, CBS News, 7 Sep. 2022 For Sultan Mahmood Goya, an Afghan evacuee in northern California, finding a job to support his family is a growing concern. Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, 18 Aug. 2022 Earlier this year, an Afghan evacuee living in Pennsylvania whom Mohammadi had trained in the Afghan army called and asked him if life was easier in Sacramento. ABC News, 13 Aug. 2022 An evacuee in her 20s began teaching kids at the hotel how to skateboard. Abigail Hauslohner, Washington Post, 31 Aug. 2022 Putin ordered the Russian government to offer 10,000 rubles (about $130) to each evacuee, an amount equivalent to about half of an average monthly salary in eastern Ukraine. Jim Heintz, Dasha Litvinova And Lori Hinnant, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Feb. 2022 Putin ordered the Russian government to offer 10,000 rubles (about $130) to each evacuee, an amount equivalent to about half of an average monthly salary in eastern Ukraine. Jim Heintz, Dasha Litvinova And Lori Hinnant, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Feb. 2022 On one such evacuation mission, Vostok staff recently drove through back lanes to reach the home of their latest evacuee, Mykhaylo Silichkin. New York Times, 8 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of evacuee was in 1918

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“Evacuee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evacuee. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

evacuee

noun
evac·​u·​ee i-ˌvak-yə-ˈwē How to pronounce evacuee (audio)
: an evacuated person
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