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fire·fight·eralso fire fighter (fīr′fī′tər)
A member of a fire department who fights fires.
fire′fight′ing adj. & n.
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.
a person who fights fires, usually a public employee or trained volunteer
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or fire′ fight`er,
a person who fights destructive fires.
fire′fight`ing, n., adj.
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An internet user who tries to prevent or extinguish flame wars.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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|Noun||1.||firefighter - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires|
fire department - the department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
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firefighter[ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtəʳ] N → bombero/a m/f
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
firefightern bombero -ra mf
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.