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first aid

n.
Emergency treatment that is given to an injured or sick person or animal, often by someone who does not have medical training.

first′-aid′ adj.
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first aid

n
1. (Medicine)
a. immediate medical assistance given in an emergency
b. (as modifier): first-aid box.
2. (Commerce) (in Barbados) a small shop that sells domestic items after hours
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

first′ aid′


n.
treatment given before regular medical services can be obtained.
[1880–85]
first′-aid′, adj.
first′-aid′er, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.first aid - emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtainedfirst aid - emergency care given before regular medical aid can be obtained
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
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Translations
إِسْعافات الَأوَّلِيَّةمُساعَدَه أوَّلِيَّه
první pomoc
førstehjælp
ensiapu
prva pomoć
elsõsegély
hjálp í viîlögum, skyndihjálp
救急処置
응급 치료
prvá pomoc
prva pomoč
första hjälpen
การปฐมพยาบาลเบื้องต้น
sơ cứu

first aid

npronto soccorso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

first

(fəːst) adjective, adverb
before all others in place, time or rank. the first person to arrive; The boy spoke first.
adverb
before doing anything else. `Shall we eat now?' `Wash your hands first!
noun
the person, animal etc that does something before any other person, animal etc. the first to arrive.
ˈfirstly adverb
in the first place. I have three reasons for not going – firstly, it's cold, secondly, I'm tired, and thirdly, I don't want to!
first aid adjective (etc) treatment of a wounded or sick person before the doctor's arrival: We should all learn first aid; ()
first-aid treatment.
ˈfirst-born adjective, noun
(one's) oldest (child).
ˌfirst-ˈclass adjective
1. of the best quality. a first-class hotel.
2. very good. This food is first-class!
3. (for) travelling in the best and most expensive part of the train, plane, ship etc. a first-class passenger ticket; (also adverb) She always travels first-class.
ˌfirst-ˈhand adjective, adverb
(of a story, description etc) obtained directly, not through various other people. a first-hand account; I heard the story first-hand.
ˌfirst-ˈrate adjective
of the best quality. She is a first-rate architect.
at first
at the beginning. At first I didn't like him.
at first hand
obtained etc directly. I was able to acquire information at first hand.
first and foremost
first of all.
first of all
to begin with; the most important thing is. First of all, let's clear up the mess; First of all, the scheme is impossible – secondly, we can't afford it.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

first aid

إِسْعافات الَأوَّلِيَّة první pomoc førstehjælp Erste Hilfe πρώτες βοήθειες primeros auxilios ensiapu premiers secours prva pomoć pronto soccorso 救急処置 응급 치료 eerstehulpverlening førstehjelp pierwsza pomoc primeiros socorros первая помощь första hjälpen การปฐมพยาบาลเบื้องต้น ilk yardım sơ cứu 急救
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

first aid

n. primeros auxilios;
___ kitbotiquín de ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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He said that the Red Crescent was training target groups of youth/girls to achieve its objective of providing 'one first-aider in every home'.
The programme was launched to create awareness about importance of the first-aider at every home to timely provide first aid in case of an emergency.
Jade Driver was working as a first-aider for the firm at the BBC Good Food Show when she drank pomegranate gin offered by one of the vendors.
One of those volunteers was newly -qualified first-aider Alex, 25, of Almondbury, who began chest compressions when he found the grandfather-of-three unresponsive, having suffered a cardiac arrest.
Tributes: " Father of two Frank, had worked as a general assistant at Tesco in Llandudno Junction and had worked shifts as first-aider at North Wales Theatre.
Passers-by pleaded for a trained first-aider to assist the female in her 50s, who had breathing difficul-ties.
The court heard Davies was suspended and then resigned from his role as a Red Cross first-aider.
Edna Harrison, 70, recently received an award marking 29 years of service to the organisation after joining as first-aider while she was working as a cook at Longlands College of Further Education.
Finham Park staff preparing to be life-savers (left to right) Richard Bennett, Vicky Handy the school first-aider, Phil Stone, Paul Edwards, Pauline Parkes, Jo Brake and Jane Railton.
With a first-aider helping Ross, the atmosphere at Hamilton's New Douglas Park turned nasty on the pitch and the referee told both sets of players to return to their dressing rooms.
In this model, the nursing student can be hired as a "first-aider" or "health-center assistant" under the supervision of the camp RN for all or a portion of the camping season.
The lady on duty, called Mary, insisted on getting a first-aider to come and take a look.