firefighting

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See also: fire fighting

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Etymology[edit]

From fire +‎ fighting.

Noun[edit]

firefighting (uncountable)

  1. (firefighting) Extinguishing a fire.
  2. The profession of being a firefighter.
  3. (by extension, figuratively) Solving an urgent problem.

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