Er

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Definition

the emergency room or ER (US) : the part of a hospital where you go for urgent treatment
noun
In British English, the 'ER' is called either 'the casualty department' (or simply 'casualty') OR 'Accident and Emergency' (A&E).

Examples

  • "Edward : Er."
  • "My wife Sophie is going to be at the ER all day, and I can't find anyone else to take him."
  • "My name is Dr. Robert Loblaw and I am the on-call physician at the emergency room at Mt."
  • "Things were slow in the E.R. today."

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