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clinicnoun [C]

uk   /ˈklɪn.ɪk/  us   /ˈklɪn.ɪk/
B1 a ​building, often ​part of a ​hospital, to which ​people can go for ​medicalcare or ​advicerelating to a ​particularcondition: Bring ​yourbaby to the clinic and we'll take a ​look at her. Antenatal clinics ​providecare for ​pregnant women.

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(Definition of clinic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clinicnoun [C]

 us   /ˈklɪn·ɪk/
  • clinic noun [C] (BUILDING)

a ​building or ​part of a ​hospital where ​people go for ​medicalcare or ​advice: Prenatal clinics ​providecare for ​pregnant women.
  • clinic noun [C] (INSTRUCTION)

instruction to a ​group of ​people in a ​particularsubject, ​activity, or ​sport: a ​summerbaseball clinic for ​boys
(Definition of clinic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clinic”
in Korean 병원…
in Arabic عِيادة…
in Malaysian klinik…
in French clinique…
in Russian клиника…
in Chinese (Traditional) 診所, 門診部…
in Italian clinica…
in Turkish klinik…
in Polish klinika…
in Spanish clínica…
in Vietnamese phòng khám…
in Portuguese clínica…
in Thai สถานรักษาพยาบาล…
in German die Klinik…
in Catalan clínica, consultori…
in Japanese 診療所…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诊所, 门诊部…
in Indonesian klinik…
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