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Noun: accident and emergency
Usage: Brit
  1. Emergency department in a hospital or clinic, staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to people requiring immediate medical treatment
    - emergency room [N. Amer], ER [N. Amer], emergency [N. Amer], casualty [Brit]

Type of: hospital room

Encyclopedia: Accident and emergency