wardnoun [ C ]uk /wɔːd/ us /wɔːrd/
ward noun [ C ] (HOSPITAL/PRISON)
- The ward was full of children infected with TB.
- She works in the geriatric ward.
- Two hospital wards have had to be closed for fumigation.
- The new ward was opened by the Prince of Wales.
- The emergency wards are full of casualties from the crash.