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day patientnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdeɪ ˌpeɪ.ʃənt/  us   /ˈdeɪˌpeɪ.ʃənt/ UK
a ​patient who ​remains in ​hospital during the ​day usually for a ​minoroperation or other ​treatment
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