Definition of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

BrE BrE//ˌmaʊθ tə ˌmaʊθ rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmaʊθ tə ˌmaʊθ rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃn//
(also mouth-to-mouth) [uncountable]
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the act of breathing into the mouth of an unconscious person in order to fill their lungs with air synonym the kiss of life compare artificial respiration
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mouth-to-mouth resuscitation