Definition of Medicaid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmedəˌkād/
A federal system of health insurance for those requiring financial assistance.
Example sentences
  • And much of that is going to come out of your own pocket unless you qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.
  • The worst year was 1960, before Medicare and Medicaid were established.
  • Medicare and Medicaid, on the other hand, are better at paying for mental health.


1960s: from medical + aid.

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Syllabification: Med·i·caid

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