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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 ​cosmeticsurgery are not available on (= ​paid for by) the ​NHS.
NHS
adjective uk   us  
an NHS ​hospital
(Definition of the NHS from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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 ​providesfreemedicaltreatment 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 English

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