Meaning of “outpatient” in the English Dictionary

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

"outpatient" in American English

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outpatientnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑʊtˌpeɪ·ʃənt/

a person who receives medical care from a hospital but who does not stay in the hospital for one or more nights:

Anna had foot surgery as an outpatient.

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