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nursing home Syllabification: nurs·ing home
Pronunciation: /ˈnərsiNG ˌhōm/

Definition of nursing home in English:


A private institution providing residential accommodations with health care, especially for elderly people.
Example sentences
  • No targets were available for admissions to geriatric specialties or for numbers of beds in private nursing homes.
  • The number of places in private nursing homes mushroomed while the number of NHS long stay beds plummeted.
  • In many instances, these become even higher than in average private hospitals and nursing homes.
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