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999

nine nine nine [ˌnaɪnnaɪnˈnaɪn] num15 (Service d'aide médicale d'urgence), 17 (police), 18 (pompiers)
a fire engine answering a 999 call → un véhicule des pompiers répondant à un appel au 18
to dial 999, to call 999 (for ambulance)composer le 15; (for police)composer le 17; (for fire brigade)composer le 18
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"He managed to utter just four words 'nine nine nine please'.
NINE nine nine nuisance Denise Talbot made more bogus emergency calls just 48 hours after being released from prison for similar offences, a court heard.
"Minutes later, when she opened the door, I could only say three words ( 'nine nine nine'."