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hospital

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈhɒs.pɪ.təl/ us    /ˈhɑː.spɪ.t̬əl/
A1 a place where people who are ill or injured are treated and taken care of by doctors and nurses: a general/children's/maternity hospital hospital patients/staff UK I've got to go (in)to hospital ( US to the hospital) to have an operation. UK She spent a week in hospital ( US in the hospital) last year.
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in Korean 병원…
in Arabic مُسْتَشْفى…
in French hôpital…
in Turkish hastane…
in Italian ospedale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫院…
in Russian больница…
in Polish szpital…
in Spanish hospital…
in Portuguese hospital…
in German das Krankenhaus…
in Catalan hospital…
in Japanese 病院…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医院…
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