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am·bu·lance

 (ăm′byə-ləns)
n.
A specially equipped vehicle used to transport the sick or injured.

[French, from (hôpital) ambulant, mobile (hospital), from Latin ambulāns, ambulant-, present participle of ambulāre, to walk; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

ambulance

(ˈæmbjʊləns)
n
a motor vehicle designed to carry sick or injured people
[C19: from French, based on (hôpital) ambulant mobile or field (hospital), from Latin ambulāre to walk]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

am•bu•lance

(ˈæm byə ləns)

n.
1. a specially equipped motor vehicle, airplane, ship, etc., for carrying sick or injured people, usu. to a hospital.
2. (formerly) a field hospital.
[1800–10; < French, = (hôpital) ambul(ant) walking (hospital) + -ance -ance. See ambulant]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

ambulance

- Once brought the hospital to the patient—and kept the name when it reversed the process and started bringing the patients to the hospital; its original meaning was "mobile hospital following an army."
See also related terms for hospital.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ambulance - a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitalsambulance - a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
funny wagon - an ambulance used to transport patients to a mental hospital
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Translations
سَيَّارَةُ إِسْعافسَيَّارَة إسْعاف
sanitka
ambulance
ambulanco
kiirabi
ambulanssisairaankuljetusauto
kola hitne pomoći
mentőautómentõk
ambulantia
sjúkrabíllsjúkrabifreið
救急車
구급차
greitosios pagalbos mašina
ātrās palīdzības mašīna
sanitka
reševalno vozilo
ambulans
รถพยาบาล
xe cứu thương

ambulance

[ˈæmbjʊləns]
A. Nambulancia f
B. CPD ambulance chaser N (esp US) (pej) abogado sin escrúpulos a la caza de personas accidentadas cuyos casos reporten jugosos beneficios
ambulance driver Nconductor/a m/f de ambulancia, ambulanciero m
ambulance man Nambulanciero m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ambulance

[ˈæmbjʊləns] nambulance f
to call an ambulance → appeler une ambulance
by ambulance → en ambulance ambulance service, ambulance crew, ambulance driverambulance chaser n avocat recherchant des victimes d'accidents pour les inciter à engager des poursuites judiciairesambulance chasing n fait pour un avocat de rechercher des victimes d'accidents pour les inciter à engager des poursuites judiciairesambulance crew nambulanciers mplambulance driver nambulancier/ière m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ambulance

nKrankenwagen m, → Krankenauto nt, → Ambulanz f; ambulance chasing (US Jur) in den USA verbreitete Praxis von Anwälten, Opfer eines Verbrechens oder Unfalles aufzusuchen und sie zu einer Klage zu veranlassen

ambulance

:
ambulance driver
nKrankenwagenfahrer(in) m(f)
ambulanceman
nSanitäter m
ambulance service
nRettungs- or Ambulanzdienst m; (system) → Rettungswesen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ambulance

[ˈæmbjʊləns]
2. adj ambulance driverguidatore/trice d'ambulanza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ambulance

(ˈӕmbjuləns) noun
a vehicle for carrying the sick and injured to hospital etc. Call an ambulance – this man is very ill!

ambulance ends in -ance (not -ence).
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

ambulance

سَيَّارَةُ إِسْعاف sanitka ambulance Rettungswagen ασθενοφόρο ambulancia ambulanssi ambulance kola hitne pomoći ambulanza 救急車 구급차 ambulance ambulanse karetka pogotowia ambulância машина скорой помощи ambulans รถพยาบาล cankurtaran xe cứu thương 救护车
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

am·bu·lance

n. ambulancia.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Collins Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

ambulance

n ambulancia
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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