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hospitalizeverb [T usually passive]

(UK usually hospitalise) uk   /ˈhɒs.pɪ.təl.aɪz/  us   /ˈhɑː.spɪ.t̬əl-/
to take someone to ​hospital and ​keep them there for ​treatment: His wife's been hospitalized for ​depression.
(Definition of hospitalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hospitalizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈhɑsˌpɪ·t̬əlˌɑɪz/
to take someone to ​stay in a ​hospital because of ​illness or ​injury: Did he have to be hospitalized?
(Definition of hospitalize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hospitalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 送…住院治疗…
in Turkish hastaneye kaldır(ıl)mak, hastaneye yatır(ıl)mak…
in Russian госпитализировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 送…住院治療…
in Polish hospitalizować…
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