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health servicenoun [C]

uk   /ˈhelθ ˌsɜː.vɪs/  us   /ˈhelθ ˌsɝː.vɪs/
a ​publicservice that ​providesmedicaltreatment
(Definition of health service from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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health servicenoun

uk   us  
[C] a ​service that ​providesmedicaltreatment to ​people within an ​area or country: In ​poorer countries without a ​reliablehealthservice, 90% of ​care for ​people with Aids-related illnesses is ​carried out in the ​home.
health services
[plural] organizations and ​activities that ​providemedicaltreatment: Social problems in the country ​includepooraccess to ​drugs and ​affordablehealthservices. mental/sexual/​occupationalhealthservices local/​community/​publichealthservices
(Definition of health service from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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