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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/staffUK 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 Arabic مُسْتَشْفى…
in Korean 병원…
in Malaysian hospital…
in French hôpital…
in Turkish hastane…
in Italian ospedale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫院…
in Russian больница…
in Polish szpital…
in Vietnamese bệnh viện…
in Spanish hospital…
in Portuguese hospital…
in Thai โรงพยาบาล…
in German das Krankenhaus…
in Catalan hospital…
in Japanese 病院…
in Indonesian rumah sakit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医院…
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