Meaning of “socialized medicine” in the English Dictionary

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"socialized medicine" in British English

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socialized medicinenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsəʊ.ʃəl.aɪzd ˈmed.ɪ.sən/ us /ˌsoʊ.ʃə.laɪzd ˈmed.ɪ.sən/ US

medical services provided or paid for by the government for anyone who needs them

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

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