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firefighter

noun
     
firefighter
fire‧fight‧er also fire fighter [countable]
BO someone whose job is to stop fires burning [↪ fireman]
WORD FOCUS: fire WORD FOCUS: fire
a big fire that causes a lot of damage: blaze, inferno, conflagration literary

someone whose job is to put out fires: firefighter, fireman, the fire department American English, the fire brigade British English
fire

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