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hospitalizeverb [T]

us   /ˈhɑsˌpɪ·t̬əlˌɑɪz/
to take someone to stay in a hospital because of illness or injury: Did he have to be hospitalized?
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hospitalizeverb [T usually passive]

UK usually hospitalise uk   /ˈhɒs.pɪ.təl.aɪz/ us   /ˈhɑː.spɪ.t̬əl.aɪz/
to take someone to hospital and keep them there for treatment: His wife's been hospitalized for depression.
(Definition of hospitalize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hospitalize”
in Chinese (Simplified) 送…住院治疗…
in Turkish hastaneye kaldır(ıl)mak, hastaneye yatır(ıl)mak…
in Russian госпитализировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 送…住院治療…
in Polish hospitalizować…
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