evacuation

[ UK /ɪvˌækjuːˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /iˈvækjəˈweɪʃən, ɪˌvækjəˈweɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly fashion; especially for protection
  2. the bodily process of discharging waste matter
  3. the act of removing the contents of something
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How To Use evacuation In A Sentence

  • Last night, a steady stream of people arrived at the evacuation centre in Brisbane's showground, only a few minutes' drive from the swollen river. Brisbane residents flee homes as floodwaters rise
  • Unable to hold the city, he managed the evacuation adroitly, regrouping his forces at White Plains.
  • Gavlok trailed along after, protesting his friend's evacuation. IRONCROWN MOON: PART TWO OF THE BOREAL MOON TALE
  • A bomb exploded at the American Center in Katmandu last week which lead to the consolidation of all volunteers, evacuation and now suspension of the program altogether. Wanderlustress:
  • He also received this for bowel evacuation of lead in his stool.
  • During the Korean war, US forces employed them for liaison, supply, casualty evacuation, and troop transportation.
  • The aircraft is a cantilever high-wing monoplane and is configured for transportation, paratroop drop, electronic surveillance, airborne communications relay and medical evacuation.
  • I suffer frequently from indigestion, incomplete evacuation, passing hard, foul-smelling stools and gaseous distension.
  • The government ordered the evacuation of 11 other villages believed to be at risk, as bad weather brought more landslips and turned whole areas into swamps.
  • When such releases occurred, priority had been evacuation of patients and emergency care.
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