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  • n. Plural form of evacuation.

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Examples

  • We have been doing the evacuations from the superdome for several days, we're taking people out from the superdome to Houston and San Antonio.

    09/01/2005

  • Those resources took way too long to arrive, Nagin said †in fact, much of the help didn†™ t arrive until after the mass evacuations from the Dome and the Convention Center had occurred.

    Nagin speaks « BuzzMachine

  • It must be understood that the need to evacuate elements of the population can occur at any time, events resulting in evacuations occur with various amounts of lead time and every evacuation will be unique and offer unexpected challenges to those conducting the evacuation.

    No one is in charge « BuzzMachine

  • I should like to take my Dictophone to a fussy "afternoon" and record the word evacuations, the footless conversation, the forced pleasantries, the set sentences that mingle into a hum and buzz.

    Evening Round Up More Good Stuff Like Pep

  • Right now we're focusing on evacuations, that is the key right now, making sure that we do everything possible to get everyone out and out of harm's way.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2008

  • So joining us by phone with more on this and the evacuations is the U.S. ambassador to Cyprus, Ambassador Ronald Schlicher.

    CNN Transcript Jul 22, 2006

  • Eagle Lake Mayor Tim Auringer called the evacuations a precaution and expected residents to return to their homes Thursday night.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "And suddenly, with a stroke, that's no longer the problem or the issue," he said, referring to the evacuations.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Levy says the evacuations are a precaution in case there's a risk of an explosion.

    The Seattle Times

  • Assistant Chief Mike Zaro told KOMO Radio the evacuations are a precaution while a bomb squad examines the device that looks similar to a pipe bomb.

    The Seattle Times

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