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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishparamedicpar‧a‧med‧ic /ˌpærəˈmedɪk/ noun [countable]  BOMNsomeone who has been trained to help people who are hurt or to do medical work, but who is not a doctor or nursesee thesaurus at doctorparamedical adjective [usually before noun]
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paramedicFour days after paramedics recommended Brown be hospitalized, he was transferred to the state mental hospital.But when I came to retrieve her, my way was blocked by paramedics and fire trucks.After police used pepper spray to subdue the man, paramedics were called because he was having difficulty breathing, police reported.Mr Lennon was treated at the scene by a team of paramedics before being taken by ambulance to Wigan Royal Infirmary.Ambulances, each staffed by one paramedic and one emergency medical technician, must arrive within 12 minutes under the new standards.In the ring paramedics gave Ingle emergency treatment.By the time the paramedics arrived, he knew his wife was dead.