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medevac

noun med·e·vac \ ˈme-də-ˌvak , -dē- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of medevac

1 :emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)
2 :a helicopter used for medevac

Examples of medevac in a Sentence

  1. The wounded soldiers were evacuated by medevac to the hospital.

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Origin and Etymology of medevac

medical evacuation


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medevac

verb
variants: or less commonly medivac

Definition of medevac

medevaced also medivaced or medevacked or medivacked; medevacing also medivacing or medevacking or medivacking
transitive verb
:to transport in a medevac helicopter

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First Known Use of medevac

1969


MEDEVAC Defined for English Language Learners

medevac

noun

Definition of medevac for English Language Learners

  • : emergency removal of sick or injured people from an area especially by helicopter

  • : a helicopter used to remove sick or injured people from an area


Medical Dictionary

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medevac

noun med·e·vac
variants: also medivac play \ˈmed-ə-ˌvak\

medical Definition of medevac

1 :emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)
2 :a helicopter used for medevac

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medevac

transitive verb

medical Definition of medevac

medevacked; medevacking
:to transport in a medevac helicopter

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