Definition of rescue worker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


rescue worker

BrE BrE//ˈreskjuː wɜːkə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈreskjuː wɜːrkər//
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a person whose job is to try to save people from dangerous or difficult situations, especially after an accident or a disaster Rescue workers are working under very difficult conditions to find survivors from the blast.