Meaning of “healthcare” in the English Dictionary

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"healthcare" in British English

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healthcarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhelθ.keər/ us /ˈhelθ.ker/

C1 the set of services provided by a country or an organization for the treatment of the physically and the mentally ill:

Healthcare workers are some of the lowest paid people in the country.

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

"healthcare" in Business English

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healthcarenoun [ U ]

also health care uk /ˈhelθkeər/ us /-ker/

the activity or business of providing medical services:

Many people in the country cannot afford health care.
Large corporations should have some responsibility in providing healthcare, safe working conditions, and an environment of equality.
For many voters, health care reforms are high on the political agenda.
healthcare system/service/sector The NHS is a world-leading healthcare system free at the point of need to everyone.
healthcare benefits/costs/expenses

(Definition of “healthcare” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)