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Definition of medevac noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (also medivac) noun
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  1. 1[uncountable] the transportation of injured soldiers or other people to the hospital in a helicopter or other aircraft
  2. 2[countable] a helicopter or other aircraft used to take sick or injured people to the hospital
medevac (also medivac) verb medevac somebody
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The injured crew members were medevacked out.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: medevac