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Meaning of “outpatient” in the English Dictionary

"outpatient" in British English

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outpatientnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈaʊt.peɪ.ʃənt/
a ​person who goes to a ​hospital for ​treatment, but who does not ​stay any ​nights there: an outpatient ​clinic
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(Definition of outpatient from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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outpatientnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑʊtˌpeɪ·ʃənt/
a ​person who ​receivesmedicalcare from a ​hospital but who does not ​stay in the ​hospital for one or more ​nights: Anna had ​footsurgery as an outpatient.
(Definition of outpatient from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “outpatient”
in Arabic مَريض خارِجي…
in Korean 외래 환자…
in Portuguese paciente externo, -a…
in Catalan pacient extern, -a…
in Japanese 外来患者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门诊病人…
in Turkish ayakta tedavi gören hasta…
in Russian амбулаторный больной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門診病人…
in Italian paziente esterno, paziente esterna…
in Polish pacjent/ka ambulatoryjn-y/a…
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