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healthcare

noun [U] (also health care)
 
 
/ˈhelθkeər/ US   /-ker/
the activity or business of providing medical services: Many people in the country cannot afford health care. Large corporations should have some responsibility in providing healthcare, safe working conditions, and an environment of equality. For many voters, health care reforms are high on the political agenda.healthcare system/service/sector The NHS is a world-leading healthcare system free at the point of need to everyone. healthcare benefits/costs/expenses healthcare/industry/company/provider free/private health care
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