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Confine (people) to a space in an emergency.‘these buildings can now invacuate tenants to safe havens within the building’
- ‘The audience manager will be responsible for ensuring that where necessary all visitors are evacuated/invacuated safely to the designated site Emergency Assembly Points or other safe areas.’
- ‘We are also seeking information from or about the couple from Maine who were just married and honeymooning in the area before being invacuated inland on Thursday night or possibly early Friday morning.’
On the pattern of evacuate.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.