HyperDic: fire_department

English > 1 sense of the expression fire department:
NOUNgroupfire departmentthe department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires
English > fire department: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe department of local government responsible for preventing and extinguishing fires.
Membersfireman, firefighter, fire fighter, fire-eaterA member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
Narrowerfire brigadeBritish name for a fire department
Broaderlocal department, department of local governmentA permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
Spanishcuerpo de bomberos, Departamento de Incendios

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