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fire·fight·er

also fire fighter  (fīr′fī′tər)
n.
A member of a fire department who fights fires.

fire′fight′ing adj. & n.
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firefighting

(ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Professions)
a. the occupation of attempting to control and extinguish fires
b. (as modifier): firefighting equipment.
2. the practice of reacting to urgent problems as they arise, as opposed to planning for the future
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Translations

firefighting

[ˈfaɪəˌfaɪtɪŋ]
A. Nlucha f por apagar incendios
B. CPD firefighting equipment Nequipo m contra incendios
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

firefighting

fire fighting, fire-fighting [ˈfaɪərfaɪtɪŋ] n
(= dealing with fires) → lutte f contre les incendies
(fig) (= dealing with urgent problems) → gestion f de crisefire-fighting firefighting [ˈfaɪərfaɪtɪŋ] modif [equipment, team] → de lutte contre les incendies
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