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health care [or] health·care

health care [or] healthcare

 
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 that are available in a society for maintaining the health of individuals and that are administered through medical practitioners and medical institutions.
The country is known for its excellent healthcare.
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