health care Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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health carenoun [U]

(also health-care,  us   /ˈhelθˌkeər/ )  us   /ˈhelθ ˌkeər/
the ​providing of ​medicalservices: She ​claimed that women and ​minoritygroupsfrequentlyreceiveinferior health care. hospitals and other health-care providers
(Definition of health care from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “health care”
in Arabic الرعاية الصحِيّة…
in Korean 의료 서비스…
in Portuguese assistência médica…
in Catalan atenció sanitària…
in Japanese (制度としての)ヘルスケア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医疗保健服务…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫療保健服務…
in Italian servizio sanitario…
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