evacuee

[ih-vak-yoo-ee, ih-vak-yoo-ee]
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Origin of evacuee

1935–40; < French évacué, past participle of évacuer to evacuate; see -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for evacuee

evacuee

noun
  1. a person evacuated from a place of danger, esp in wartime
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Word Origin and History for evacuee
n.

1934, from French évacué, from évacuer; see evacuate + -ee.

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