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Meaning of "WRVS" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES WRVS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

WRVS

Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service is a voluntary organization concerned with helping people in need throughout England, Scotland and Wales. It was founded in 1938 by Stella Isaacs, Marchioness of Reading as a British women’s organization to aid civilians.

Definition of WRVS in the English dictionary

The definition of WRVS in the dictionary is Women's Royal Voluntary Service.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRVS

WSSD
WST
WSW
wt.
WTC
wtf
WTG
WTO
Wu
Wu Di

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRVS

CVS
FRCVS
MRCVS
MVS
PVS
RCVS
WVS

Synonyms and antonyms of WRVS in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «WRVS» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRVS

Find out the translation of WRVS to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of WRVS from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «WRVS» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

WRVS
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

WRVS
570 millions of speakers

English

WRVS
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

WRVS
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

WRVS
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

WRVS
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

WRVS
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

WRVS
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

WRVS
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

WRVS
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

WRVS
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

WRVS
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

WRVS
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

WRVS
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

WRVS
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

WRVS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

WRVS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

WRVS
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

WRVS
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

WRVS
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

WRVS
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

WRVS
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

WRVS
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

WRVS
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

WRV
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

WRVS
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of WRVS

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRVS»

The term «WRVS» is normally little used and occupies the 113.246 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRVS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about WRVS

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRVS»

Discover the use of WRVS in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to WRVS and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mass Conservatism: The Conservatives and the Public since ...
Walker, report on East Midlands, 22 October 1938, WRVS, R/3. 61. Reading to Walker, 23 November 1938; report by FletcherMoulton on Scunthorpe, 2December 1938, WRVS, R/3Eastern Regional Office; FletcherMoulton to Howat,  ...
Stuart Ball, Ian Holliday, 2013
2
Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders in the Community
In 1967 the Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) opened a large clothing store on the fourth floor which was open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. This clothing had been collected by the WRVS and was cleaned and pressed at ...
Anthony H. Goodman, 2012
3
The Forgotten French: Exiles in the British Isles, 1940-44
228 WRVS Box 3 1 , RFG 25/ 1 , Part 2, letter of Deputy Vice-Chairman, WVS, to Miss Florence Horsbrugh, Ministry of Health, 28 July 1944. 229 WRVS Box 31, RFG 25/1, Part 2, letter of Lady Peel, AVF, to Lady Reading, WVS, 20 June 1944.
Nicholas Atkin, 2003
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Words and Deedes: Selected Journalism 1931-2006
Accepting, however, their own slogan — "Not why we can't, but how we can" — WRVS turned the job over to a former teacher in mathematics of undoubted probity, who has done her work in a style which Price Waterhouse & Co. would pass ...
W. F. Deedes, 2013
5
Gone to Blazes: Life As a Cumbrian Fireman
were in the 'others' contingent which was mainly Fire Brigade, a few Ambulance and of course the highly disciplined WRVS. Each unit had around 60 members formed into three ranks. We made a shambolic attempt at coming to attention for ...
David Stubbings, 2002
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Of No Fixed Abode: Vagrancy and the Welfare State
The chief source of free clothing in most towns and cities is the WRVS. Over the year June 1970 to June 1971 Manchester WRVS gave 399 lots of clothing to men living in hostels and lodging houses. This figure does not refer to 399 separate ...
John Stewart, 1975
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Unconventional and Community Transport in the United Kingdom
Here , parish organizers were not working to universal eligibility guidelines ( unlike the WRVS ) , but were free to respond to local circumstances and interpret the needs as they thought fit. Even among WRVS schemes however, as in the ...
Stephen D. Nutley, 1990
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Guernsey Evacuees: The Forgotten Evacuees of the Second ...
The CIRC askedPercyto visit the Manchester head office of the WRVS tobuy winterclothing withthefunds thathad beenraised inCheadle Hulme.At the time, theWRVS had 1,500 clothes depots in England,which met the needs of evacuees , ...
Gillian Mawson, 2012
9
Oxford Handbook of Pre-Hospital Care
Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) Founded just before the Second World War, the WRVS plays a wide range of roles in ... Although the emergency services provided by the WRVS have declined in importance since the war, teams are ...
Ian Greaves, Keith Porter, 2007
10
Fuel Poverty: Fifth Report of Session 2009-10, Vol. 2: Oral ...
In addition, through the London Warm Zone income maximization services, residents have claimed £2.2 million of benefits to which they were entitled. — Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) Energy Advice Manager: As one of Britain's ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Energy and Climate Change Committee, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRVS»

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WRVS coffee shop at Morriston Hospital offers more than just a cuppa
It's been much the same since the 1940s when the WRVS coffee shop was first set up there, allowing both staff and patients to stop by for a quick refreshment ... «Southwales Evening Post, May 14»
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10000 sign up to fight for Morriston Hospital WRVS coffee shop
Irene Clements, acting manager of WRVS coffee shop in Morriston Hospital, said the staff had been told the shop would close on July 18 to make way for a new ... «Southwales Evening Post, Apr 14»
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WRVS coffee shop in Morriston Hospital to be replaced with a larger …
But now staff and volunteers at the Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) have been told their coffee shop is closing in order to make way for a new larger ... «Southwales Evening Post, Mar 14»
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Landmark former Stourbridge WRVS centre to become a cafe
The charity bought the Carlisle Centre (the old WRVS base) in Victoria Street last June and has been running self help groups there for people with mental ... «Stourbridge News, Sep 13»
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WRVS now recruits men into their ranks
“Having said that, the WRVS has an emergency service aspect, so if the whole of Shrewsbury got flooded there's a team that can be called upon to go and assist ... «shropshirestar.com, May 13»
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Charity WRVS drops 'women' from its name to attract men
A charity set up by women to help efforts on the home front during World War II has changed its name in an effort to attract more male volunteers. The WRVS ... «BBC News, May 13»
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Why the WRVS is shedding its W: It was set up so women could do …
Now an organisation that offers help to older people, the WRVS has about 40,000 volunteers, but only around a fifth of them are male – a proportion that bosses ... «Daily Mail, May 13»
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Join the WRVS Great Brew Break at Kirklees College in Dewsbury
WRVS member Sarah Mokrysz said: “We've all pulled together to arrange this great ... The WRVS supports more than 100,000 older people each month stay ... «Spenborough Guardian, Apr 13»
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Friend killed charity worker after victim called in for cup of tea
She attacked the WRVS worker at her home in the town's Old Coach Road and threw scalding water at her before repeatedly striking her on the head and body ... «stv.tv, Apr 13»
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Tea-drinkers average 'three cups a day'
A survey of 2,000 adults by the charity WRVS revealed an average consumption of over three cuppas a day, with a minority admitting to drinking more than 10. «Yorkshire Evening Post, Apr 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wrvs [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wrvs>. Nov 2020 ».
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