Meaning of “hospitalization” in the English Dictionary

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"hospitalization" in British English

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hospitalizationnoun [ U ]

UK hospitalisation /hɒs.pɪ.təl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ /ˈhɑː.spɪ.t̬əl.əˈzeɪ.ʃən/

specialized medical the act of taking someone to hospital and keeping them there for treatment:

Because of the severity of the accident, the patient required hospitalization.

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