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ward

noun [C]  /wɔrd/ us  

ward noun [C] (HOSPITAL ROOM)

a large room in a hospital which is used for treating people with similar illnesses or conditions: the pediatric/maternity ward

ward noun [C] (PERSON)

law a person, esp. a child, who is legally under the protection or care of another person or of a court or government: The agency serves youths who are wards of the state.

ward noun [C] (AREA)

a political division within a city: the fifth ward
Translations of “ward”
in Korean 병동…
in Arabic عَنْبَر…
in French salle, pupille (sous tutelle judiciaire)…
in Turkish koğuş…
in Italian reparto, corsia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫院/監獄, 病房,病室, 牢房,囚室…
in Russian больничная палата…
in Polish oddział…
in Spanish sala, pupilo…
in Portuguese ala…
in German die Station, das Mündel…
in Catalan sala…
in Japanese 病室, 病棟…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医院/监狱, 病房,病室, 牢房,囚室…
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