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infirmary
American English: /ɪnˈfərm(ə)ri/
British English: /ɪnˈfəːm(ə)ri/

Translation of infirmary in Spanish:

noun plural infirmaries

  • 1 (hospital)
    Example sentences
    • There were also in Baghdad numerous colleges of learning, hospitals, infirmaries for both sexes and lunatic asylums.
    • Nuns also provided cheap personnel for preschools, infirmaries, sanitariums, asylums, soup kitchens, and orphanages, especially in the North.
    • Soon the hotel began to resemble an infirmary, with dozens of guests in various stages of illness strewn around the lobby every night.
  • 2 (medical room)
    Example sentences
    • When I went down to the prison infirmary, I walked down there on my own and I didn't really lose much blood.
    • Her eyes opened and she stared up at him curiously, seeming not in the least bit surprised to be sleeping in the prison infirmary.
    • Phineas is taken to the school's infirmary where he is cared for by Doctor Stanhope.
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