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health care

health care

 
pronunciation:
helth keIr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the activity or field of maintaining health, including the prevention and treatment of disease and injury.
She hasn't decided on a career yet, but she's very interested in health care.
definition 2: the set of services available in a society that maintain health and prevent and treat disease and injury, and are administered through medical institutions and practitioners.
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