- vt. 疏散，撤退；排泄
- vi. 疏散；撤退；排泄
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e-, 向外。-vac, 空的，词源同vacate, vacation.
- evacuate (v.)
- 1520s (trans.), from Latin evacuatus, past participle of evacuare "to empty, make void, nullify," used by Pliny in reference to the bowels, used figuratively in Late Latin for "clear out;" from assimilated form of ex- "out" (see ex-) + vacuus "empty" (see vacuum).
Earliest sense in English is medical. Military use is by 1710. Meaning "remove inhabitants to safer ground" is from 1934. Intransitive sense is from 1630s; of civilian persons by 1900. Replaced Middle English evacuen "draw off or expel (humors) from the body" (c. 1400). Related: Evacuated; evacuating.
- 1. Army helicopters tried to evacuate the injured.
- 2. They agreed on how to evacuate the civilians from the island.
- 3. Tell them you intend to evacuate the children.
- 4. And the word, evacuate, is not uttered in polite society.
- 而是将他处决,而“ evacuate ”(即疏散)一字在上流社会中是不便启齿的.
- 5. It has forced politicians to think again about the wisdom of trying to evacuate refugees.
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