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pararescue

[par-uh-res-kyoo] /ˈpær əˌrɛs kyu/
noun
1.
a rescue, as of persons caught in a disaster, accomplished by parachutists.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; para-3 + rescue
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  • Purchase of a commercial grade flotation devices used during pararescue open water jumps.

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