Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “healthcare”

See all translations

healthcare

noun [U] uk   /ˈhelθ.keər/ us    /-ker/
C1 the set of services provided by a country or an organization for the treatment of the physically and the mentally ill: Healthcare workers are some of the lowest paid people in the country.
Translations of “healthcare”
in Korean 의료 서비스…
in Arabic الرعاية الصحِيّة…
in Portuguese assistência médica…
in Catalan atenció sanitària…
in Japanese (制度としての)ヘルスケア…
in Italian servizio sanitario…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫療保健服務…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医疗保健服务…
(Definition of healthcare from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of healthcare?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “healthcare” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More