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English definition of “Medicare”

Medicare

noun     /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 → Compare MedicaidMedical places and organizations a government service in Australia that allows people to receive medical treatment, paid for through taxesMedical places and organizations
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