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Ambulances

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ambulance, from ambulant (walking, shifting), from Latin ambulō (I walk, I go about).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ambulance (plural ambulances)

  1. An emergency vehicle designed for transporting seriously ill or injured people to a hospital.
  2. (military) A mobile field hospital.

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ambulance f

  1. ambulance
  2. hospital ward or department that offers outpatient care

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ambulance

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ambulance.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑm.byˈlɑn.sə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: am‧bu‧lan‧ce
  • Rhymes: -ɑnsə

NounEdit

ambulance f (plural ambulances)

  1. ambulance
    • 1975, Anke de Vries, Het geheim van Mories Besjoer, Lemniscaat, 59.
      Ze beschrijven uitvoerig hoe Maurice te hulp schoot, toen hij gegil hoorde, hoe hij iemand had zien wegvluchten uit de kamer en dat hij het was geweest, die een ambulance had gebeld.
    • 1979, Rubberen Robbie, "De ambulance", Zuipen (CD).
      Twee, drie, weken geleden kwam de ambulance / Bij onze buurman hier net om de hoek

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  • Afrikaans: ambulans

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ambulans, present participle of ambulō (I walk, I go about).

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ambulance f (plural ambulances)

  1. ambulance

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English ambulance and French ambulance.

NounEdit

ambulance f (plural ambulances)

  1. (Jersey) ambulance