Definition of wellness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwelnəs/


The state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal: measures of a patient’s progress toward wellness a healthcare system focused on wellness, not sickness [as modifier]: company health and wellness programs
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  • Dance schools, too, have widened their focus to include wellness seminars in their curricula.
  • Tied into wellness, of course, is weight management, and the yogurt case reflects American's ongoing clamor for lighter fare.
  • In Ireland, we are beginning to embrace the wellness concept through our health and safety legislation, the national health promotion strategy, workplace wellbeing programmes and the requirements of individual companies.

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Syllabification: well·ness

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