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healthcare Syllabification: health·care
Pronunciation: /ˈhelTHker/
(also health care)

Definition of healthcare in English:


The maintenance and improvement of physical and mental health, especially through the provision of medical services: [as modifier]: healthcare workers
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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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