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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 evac·u·a·tion /ɪˌvækjəˈweʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 evac·u·a·tion /ɪˌvækjəˈweʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·vac·u·a·tion n.
 1. The act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or discharging. Specifically: (a) Mil. Withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress, etc. (b) Med. Voidance of any matter by the natural passages of the body or by an artificial opening; defecation; also, a diminution of the fluids of an animal body by cathartics, venesection, or other means.
 2. That which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a discharge by stool or other natural means.
 3. Abolition; nullification. [Obs.]
 Evacuation day, the anniversary of the day on which the British army evacuated the city of New York, November 25, 1783.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of removing the contents of something [syn: emptying,
      2: the act of evacuating; leaving a place in an orderly
         fashion; especially for protection
      3: the bodily process of discharging waste matter [syn: elimination,
          excretion, excreting, voiding]