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"Medicare" in British English

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Medicarenoun

uk   /ˈmed.ɪ.keər/  us   /ˈmed.ɪ.ker/
a ​governmentservice in the US that ​allowspeopleaged 65 and over to ​receivemedicaltreatment
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a ​governmentservice in ​Australia that ​allowspeople to ​receivemedicaltreatment, ​paid for through ​taxes
(Definition of Medicare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Medicare" in American English

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Medicarenoun [U]

 us   /ˈmed·ɪˌkeər/
a ​governmentservice in the US for ​people who are 65 ​yearsold and ​older that ​pays for ​medicaltreatment
(Definition of Medicare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Medicare" in Business English

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Medicarenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmedɪkeər/ INSURANCE
in the US, a ​governmentprogram that ​pays for ​medicaltreatment for ​people aged 65 or over: Medicare ​programs/​reforms/​benefits Medicare patients/​recipients/​beneficiaries
in Australia, the ​nationalsystem that ​providesmedicaltreatment, which is ​paid for by ​taxes
(Definition of Medicare from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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