Definition of first aid noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


first aid

BrE BrE//ˌfɜːst ˈeɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɜːrst ˈeɪd//
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simple medical treatment that is given to somebody before a doctor comes or before the person can be taken to a hospital to give first aid a first-aid course At least one member of staff should be trained in first aid. While one of you gives first aid, the other should call an ambulance. Wordfinderaccident, ambulance, casualty, first aid, hospital, injure, paramedic, stretcher, victim, witness
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