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American English: /hɛlθ/
British English: /hɛlθ/

Translation of health in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (physical condition) to be in good/poor health
    estar bien/mal de salud
    he's worried about his health
    está preocupado por su salud
    on grounds of ill health
    por motivos de salud
    it's good/bad for your health
    es bueno/malo para la salud
    the government's policy on health
    la política sanitaria del gobierno
    (before noun) (reasons/problems)
    de salud
    de salud pública
    de sanidad
    health authority (in UK)
    autoridad (feminine) sanitaria
    health education
    educación (feminine) sanitaria
    health hazard
    riesgo (masculine) or peligro (masculine) para la salud
    health worker
    trabajador sanitario
    trabajadora sanitaria (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • One of the functions of day services is to maintain people in good mental health and to prevent relapse.
    • My mental health began to deteriorate and by January I was in hospital after an overdose.
    • No set qualifications are needed but applicants must be in good physical health.
    1.2 (freedom from disease) to drink (to) somebody's health
    brindar por alguien
    beber a la salud de alguien
    your health!
    ¡a tu ( or vuestra etc) salud!
    Example sentences
    • Take one step at a time and walk your way to health with a free, short walk led by a trained volunteer.
    • I hear that they pose health risks to the local population at this time of year.
    • Her concerns include possible health risks to children and the blight on her property.

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