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"the NHS" in British English

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the NHSnoun

uk   /ˌen.eɪtʃˈes/  us   /ˌen.eɪtʃˈes/
abbreviation for the National Health Service : Many forms of cosmetic surgery are not available on (= paid for by) the NHS.
NHS
adjective uk   us  
an NHS hospital
(Definition of the NHS from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the NHS" in Business English

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the NHSnoun [S]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
abbreviation for the National Health Service: the service in the UK that provides free medical treatment for everyone and is paid for by the government: The new government promised to safeguard the future of the NHS. The operation was carried out on the NHS. an NHS hospital/patient/manager NHS treatment/staff
(Definition of the NHS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“the NHS” in British English

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