Definition of medevac noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmedɪvæk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmedɪvæk//
[uncountable] (especially North American English)
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the movement of injured soldiers or other people to hospital in a helicopter or other aircraft compare air ambulance Word Origin 1960s: blend of medical and evacuation (see evacuate).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: medevac