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evacuation

e·vac·u·a·tion

evacuation

pronunciation:
ih vaek yu eI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of emptying.
similar words:
expulsion
definition 2: the removal of citizens, soldiers, or the like from an endangered place.
The toxic leak led to an evacuation of the city.
similar words:
retreat
definition 3: excretion of urine or feces.
similar words:
catharsis, movement