Casevac definition

kăzhə-văk
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The transportation of a wounded person, usually by air, from an area of military conflict to an area where medical care can be provided.
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To transport (a wounded person) from an area of military conflict to an area where medical care can be provided.
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The transportation of a wounded person, usually by air, from an area of military conflict to an area where medical care can be provided.
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To transport a wounded person from an area of military conflict to an area where medical care can be provided.
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The emergency patient evacuation of injured people (civilians or soldiers) from a combat zone.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
casevac
Plural:
casevacs

Origin of casevac

  • cas(ualty) evac(uation)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Blend of casualty and evacuation; compare MEDEVAC.

    From Wiktionary