noun Date: 1918 an evacuated person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • evacuee — 1934, from Fr. évacué, from évacuer; see EVACUATE (Cf. evacuate) + EE (Cf. ee) …   Etymology dictionary

  • evacuee — ► NOUN ▪ a person evacuated from a place of danger …   English terms dictionary

  • evacuee — [ē vak΄yo͞o ē′, ēvak′yo͞o ē΄; ivak΄yo͞o ē′, ivak′yo͞o ē΄] n. a person evacuated from an area of danger …   English World dictionary

  • evacuee — UK [ɪˌvækjuˈiː] / US [ɪˌvækjuˈɪ] noun [countable] Word forms evacuee : singular evacuee plural evacuees someone who is moved away from their home because of a dangerous situation such as a war …   English dictionary

  • évacuée — ● évacué, évacuée nom Habitant d une zone de combat ou d une zone sinistrée ou dangereuse, contraint de quitter son domicile. Blessé ou malade dirigé vers un établissement ou une formation sanitaire, en temps de guerre …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • evacuee — [[t]ɪvæ̱kjui͟ː[/t]] evacuees N COUNT An evacuee is someone who has been sent away from a dangerous place to somewhere safe, especially during a war …   English dictionary

  • evacuee — A civilian removed from a place of residence by military direction for reasons of personal security or the requirements of the military situation. See also displaced person; expellee; refugee …   Military dictionary

  • evacuee — /i vak yooh ee , i vak yooh ee /, n. a person who is withdrawn or removed from a place of danger, a disaster area, etc. [1935 40; < F évacué, ptp. of évacuer to EVACUATE; see EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • evacuee — noun A person who has been evacuated, especially a civilian evacuated from a dangerous place in time of war …   Wiktionary

  • evacuee — Synonyms and related words: DP, absconder, bolter, displaced person, eloper, emigrant, emigre, escapee, evacue, exile, expatriate, fleer, fugitive, immigrant, in migrant, migrant, migrator, migratory worker, out migrant, refugee, runagate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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