evacuee

noun
evac·​u·​ee | \ i-ˌva-kyə-ˈwē How to pronounce evacuee (audio) , -kyü-ˈē- \

Definition of evacuee

: an evacuated person

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Examples of evacuee in a Sentence

One hundred evacuees spent the night at a school during the storm. evacuees by the thousands poured into the camps for displaced persons
Recent Examples on the Web The recent arrest of one Afghan evacuee at Fort Pickett on charges of grand larceny, after he was accused of stealing a car on base, had only inflamed their suspicions. Washington Post, 25 Sep. 2021 Autumn Bousquette, a Zone 2 evacuee who lives on Aspen Drive, had similar concerns. Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press, 21 Sep. 2021 Currently, each Afghan evacuee is slated to receive $1,225 to help with rent, furniture and food and provide a small amount of pocket money. Aamer Madhani, ajc, 16 Sep. 2021 Germany and Italy each have set time limits of no more than two weeks for U.S. processing of any one evacuee on their soil. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 5 Sep. 2021 And every evacuee who comes into the U.S. also goes through health screening. Aamer Madhani, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 Sep. 2021 And every evacuee who comes into the United States also goes through health screening. Aamer Madhani, ajc, 16 Sep. 2021 Germany and Italy each have set time limits of no more than two weeks for U.S. processing of any one evacuee on their soil. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 5 Sep. 2021 In the Walmart parking lot, Caldor fire evacuee Randall Skipper, like several others, had a sign affixed to his RV that read: RECALL NEWSOM / SAVE CALIFORNIA. Los Angeles Times, 6 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of evacuee

1918, in the meaning defined above

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3 Oct 2021

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“Evacuee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evacuee. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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evacuee

noun

English Language Learners Definition of evacuee

: a person who has been removed from a dangerous place : a person who has been evacuated

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