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English definition of “the NHS”

the NHS

noun uk   /ˌen.eɪtʃˈes/ us  
abbreviation for the National Health Service: Many forms of cosmetic surgery are not available on (= paid for by) the NHS.Medical places and organizations
adjective uk   us  
an NHS hospitalMedical places and organizations
(Definition of the NHS from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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