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Definition of paramedic noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

paramedic

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noun
NAmE//ˌpærəˈmɛdɪk//
 
 
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a person whose job is to help people who are sick or injured, but who is not a doctor or a nurse Paramedics treated the injured at the roadside.
paramedical
 
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NAmE//ˌpærəˈmɛdɪkl//
 
adjective paramedical staff
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: paramedic