Definition of health care in English:

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[mass noun, often as modifier]
  • The organized provision of medical care to individuals or a community: health-care professionals
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    • The costs included the direct medical costs of health care within the programme and elsewhere.
    • It will have wide effects, as Medicare pays for much health care in the United States.
    • Not only do latex allergies threaten health-care workers, but patients are also at risk.

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