Meaning of “inpatient” in the English Dictionary


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inpatientnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪnˌpeɪ·ʃənt/

a person who stays one or more nights in a hospital in order to receive medical care:

His insurance company is unwilling to pay for inpatient treatment.

(Definition of “inpatient” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)