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nursing homenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnɜː.sɪŋ ˌhəʊm/  us   /ˈnɝː.sɪŋ ˌhoʊm/
a place where very old people who are ill live and receive medical treatment and care
(Definition of nursing home from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nursing homenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɜr·sɪŋ ˌhoʊm/
a place where old people live and receive care when they can no longer care for themselves
(Definition of nursing home from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nursing home”
in Arabic دار المُسنيّن…
in Korean 양로원…
in Portuguese casa de repouso…
in Catalan residència de la tercera edat…
in Japanese 老人ホーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 养老院, 老年疗养院…
in Turkish huzurevi, bakımevi…
in Russian дом для престарелых…
in Chinese (Traditional) 養老院, 老年療養院…
in Italian casa di riposo…
in Polish dom opieki…
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