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English definition of “house call”

house call

noun [C]    
an occasion when a doctor or other health worker comes to your home, usually to give treatmentVisitingDoctors and health workers generally
(Definition of house call noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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