Ambulance - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæmbjələns|  American pronunciation of the word ambulance
Brit.  |ˈambjʊl(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word ambulance


- a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals


His wife called for an ambulance when he collapsed.

He was taken to hospital by ambulance.

The ambulance crew removed him from the wreckage.

Mike had to be taken by ambulance to hospital.

Do you think we need to call an ambulance (=phone to ask an ambulance to come)?

He was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

An ambulance sped her to the hospital.

The cars moved aside to clear a path for the ambulance.

The paramedics lifted the stretcher into the ambulance.

The ambulance was blocked by cars in the road.

...such shameless ambulance chasing cankers the legal profession...

They carried her out to the ambulance on a stretcher.

He screamed for his wife to call an ambulance.

One of the boys stopped a passerby and asked him to phone an ambulance.

Between the four of them they managed to lift her into the ambulance.

Word forms

singular: ambulance
plural: ambulances
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman