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health authoritynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈhelθ ɔːˌθɒr.ɪ.ti/ us   /ˈhelθ əˌθɔːr.ə.t̬i/
in the UK, an organization that is responsible for hospitals and medical services in a particular area
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health authoritynoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
in the UK, a government organization that is responsible for medical services in a particular area: Health authorities are offering mass immunization programmes against the disease. a local/regional health authority
(Definition of health authority from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “health authority”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)医疗卫生管理部门…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)醫療衛生主管機關…
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