Meaning of “postcode lottery” in the English Dictionary

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"postcode lottery" in Business English

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postcode lotterynoun [ S ]

uk us UK SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

a situation in which the level of the quality of health care, education, etc. that people receive is different in different areas of the UK:

Mobile MRI scanning machines may help end the postcode lottery.

(Definition of “postcode lottery” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)