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Medicare

noun uk   /ˈmed.ɪ.keər/ us    /-ker/
a government service in the US that allows people aged 65 and over to receive medical treatment both in and out of hospitals
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a government service in Australia that allows people to receive medical treatment, paid for through taxes
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