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first aid

noun
1.
emergency aid or treatment given to someone injured, suddenly ill, etc., before regular medical services arrive or can be reached.
Origin of first aid
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
first-aid, adjective
first-aider, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for first aid

first aid

noun
1.
  1. immediate medical assistance given in an emergency
  2. (as modifier): first-aid box
2.
(in Barbados) a small shop that sells domestic items after hours
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first aid in Medicine

first aid n.
Emergency treatment administered to an injured or sick person before professional medical care is available.


first'-aid' adj.
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