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infirmary

noun [C] uk   /ɪnˈfɜː.mə.ri/ us    /-ˈfɝː.mɚ-/
UK old use a hospital. It is now used mainly in the names of hospitals: Leeds General Infirmary the Royal Infirmary US In the US, an infirmary is a room in a school, college, or university where students who are injured or feeling ill can go to a nurse for treatment.
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