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Meaning of “health authority” in the English Dictionary

"health authority" in British English

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health authoritynoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
in the UK, an ​organization that is ​responsible for ​hospitals and ​medicalservices in a ​particulararea
(Definition of health authority from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"health authority" in Business English

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health authoritynoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
in the UK, a ​governmentorganization that is ​responsible for ​medicalservices in a particular ​area: Health ​authorities are ​offeringmass immunization ​programmes against the disease. a local/​regionalhealthauthority
(Definition of health authority from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “health authority”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)医疗卫生管理部门…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)醫療衛生主管機關…
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