ambulance

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English[edit]

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Ambulances

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ambulance, from ambulant (walking, shifting), from Latin ambulō (I walk, I go about).

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæm.bjə.ləns/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ambulance (plural ambulances)

  1. An emergency vehicle designed for transporting seriously ill or injured people to a hospital.
  2. (military) A mobile field hospital.

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Czech[edit]

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ambulance f

  1. ambulance
  2. hospital ward or department that offers outpatient care

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Dutch[edit]

ambulance

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ambulance.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑm.byˈlɑn.sə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: am‧bu‧lan‧ce
  • Rhymes: -ɑnsə

Noun[edit]

ambulance f (plural ambulances)

  1. ambulance
    • 1975, Anke de Vries, Het geheim van Mories Besjoer, Lemniscaat, 59.
      Ze beschrijven uitvoerig hoe Maurice te hulp schoot, toen hij gegil hoorde, hoe hij iemand had zien wegvluchten uit de kamer en dat hij het was geweest, die een ambulance had gebeld.
    • 1979, Rubberen Robbie, "De ambulance", Zuipen (CD).
      Twee, drie, weken geleden kwam de ambulance / Bij onze buurman hier net om de hoek

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  • Afrikaans: ambulans

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ambulans, present participle of ambulō (I walk, I go about).

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ambulance f (plural ambulances)

  1. ambulance

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English ambulance and French ambulance.

Noun[edit]

ambulance f (plural ambulances)

  1. (Jersey) ambulance