hospitalnoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈhɒs.pɪ.təl/ us /ˈhɑː.spɪ.t̬əl/
UK I've got to go (in)to hospital (US to the hospital) to have an operation.
- He is critically ill in hospital.
- I would much rather have my baby at home than in hospital.
- He worked as a nurse in a psychiatric hospital.
- The injured were taken to several nearby hospitals.
- The hospital is carrying out tests to find out what's wrong with her.
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