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health British & World English

The state of being free from illness or injury

health English Thesaurus

he was restored to health

health care British & World English

The organized provision of medical care to individuals or a community

health club British & World English

A private club with exercise facilities, also offering health and beauty treatments

health farm British & World English

A residential establishment where people seek improved health by a regimen of dieting, exercise, and treatment

health food British & World English

Natural food that is thought to have health-giving qualities

health spa British & World English

A commercial establishment offering health and beauty treatments such as steam baths, exercise, and massage

ill health British & World English

Poor physical or mental condition

health centre British & World English

A building or establishment housing local medical services or the practice of a group of doctors

health check British & World English

An examination to determine whether a person or animal is suffering from illness or injury

health clinic British & World English

An establishment or hospital department where outpatients are given medical treatment or advice

health-giving British & World English

(Especially of food) promoting good health and physical well-being

health hazard British & World English

A potential source of danger to a person’s health

health resort British & World English

A place or establishment that specializes in offering health and beauty treatments

health scare British & World English

A situation characterized by alarm or anxiety about the risk of developing or being diagnosed with a particular illness or condition

mental health British & World English

A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being

public health British & World English

The health of the population as a whole, especially as monitored, regulated, and promoted by the state

health benefit British & World English

A positive effect on a person’s health gained from food, treatment, or an activity

health-obsessed British & World English

Excessively anxious about one’s health

health officer British & World English

An official employed to ensure that health regulations are obeyed

health physics British & World English

The branch of radiology that deals with the health of people working with radioactive materials

health service British & World English

A public service providing medical care

health tourism British & World English

The practice of travelling abroad in order to receive medical treatment

health visitor British & World English

A trained nurse who visits people in their homes to assist or advise the chronically ill or parents with very young children

health warning British & World English

A statement indicating that a product or activity carries serious health risks

bill of health British & World English

A certificate relating to the incidence of infectious disease on a ship or in the port from which it has sailed

health certificate British & World English

A certificate attesting a person’s good health, sometimes required when travelling between states or countries

health-conscious British & World English

Concerned about how healthy one’s diet and lifestyle are

health education British & World English

Education that promotes an understanding of how to maintain personal health

health inspector British & World English

An official employed to ensure that health regulations are obeyed

health insurance British & World English

Insurance taken out to cover the cost of medical care

health and safety British & World English

Regulations and procedures intended to prevent accident or injury in workplaces or public environments

health food shop British & World English

A shop selling natural food that is thought to have health-giving qualities

drink someone's health British & World English

Express one’s good wishes for someone by raising one’s glass and drinking a small amount

rude British & World English

Vigorous or hearty

health savings account British & World English

A savings account used in conjunction with a high-deductible health insurance policy that allows users to save money tax-free against medical expenses abbreviation HSA

National Health Service British & World English

(In the UK) a system of national medical care paid for mainly by taxation and started by the Labour government in 1948

a clean bill of health British & World English

A declaration or confirmation that someone is healthy or that something is in good condition

World Health Organization British & World English

An agency of the United Nations, established in 1948 to promote health and control communicable diseases. It assists in the efforts of member governments, and pursues biomedical research through some 500 collaborating research centres throughout the world. Its headquarters are in Geneva

health maintenance organization British & World English

(In the US) an organization which provides health care on the free market in return for a predetermined fixed insurance premium

propose a toast British & World English

Ask a group of people at a social occasion to drink to the health and happiness of a specified person

your health in health British & World English

Used to express friendly feelings towards one’s companions before drinking

drink someone's health in drink British & World English

Express one’s good wishes for someone by raising one’s glass and drinking a small amount

propose a toast in propose British & World English

Ask a group of people at a social occasion to drink to the health and happiness of a specified person

the health service in health service British & World English

short for National Health Service.

National Health in National Health Service British & World English

(In the UK) a system of national medical care paid for mainly by taxation and started by the Labour government in 1948


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