Definition of health service in English:

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health service

Pronunciation: /helTH ˈsərvəs/


A public service providing medical care.
Example sentences
  • After all it is more economically sound to keep a public health service and it is much better for all concerned.
  • As recently as three years ago some politicians could talk about the NHS as the finest health service in the world.
  • Irish residents can use the card to get treatment in the public health service of any EU country.

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Syllabification: health serv·ice

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