Definition of 'hospital'
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The patients are usually ready to leave the hospital the day after the procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Schools and hospitals are not named after him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Up to half of the people admitted to hospital after infection die. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He got life and will be detained in a secure psychiatric hospital until deemed fit for prison. The Sun (2016)Two women escaped and were taken to hospital for treatment for smoke inhalation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The funding gap and strain on hospitals and care homes has reached a critical point. The Sun (2017)This both makes them more likely to become ill and also means they cannot safely be sent home from hospital if support is not there. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I think of the work that goes on in our homeless shelters, hospitals and hospices. The Sun (2016)Income loss and the cost of hospital trips leave many financially strapped. The Sun (2014)So is political asylum and overcrowding in schools and hospitals. The Sun (2015)It was when she returned to hospital barely able to breathe that the cancer was diagnosed. The Sun (2013)Many of them remained there because places could not be found for them in psychiatric hospitals. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)They were released from hospital the next day. The Sun (2011)She was rushed to hospital following the early hours crash. The Sun (2011)They were taken to hospital for treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is the point at which most people would go into hospital or hospice. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first attack was diagnosed as indigestion and she was sent home from hospital the same day. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Transparency about quality has helped hospital care to improve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Family members visited the hospital to leave flower. The Sun (2006)On a par with hospital meals and school dinners? The Sun (2012)Neither the hospital nor the couples have confirmed when their surgeries will take place. The Sun (2016)Her family are at the hospital and able to talk to her through an intercom. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Officers were also with him when he was taken to hospital early yesterday. The Sun (2014)The number of patients waiting for hospital treatment is at its highest for five years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It means they must be cared for in hospital. The Sun (2014)Three people were taken to hospital after the crash in Oldham. The Sun (2014)The defender went to hospital for scans after pulling his groin in training on Friday. The Sun (2008)POLICE searching for a missing person stumbled across a cannabis factory in a psychiatric hospital. The Sun (2014)The ITV star now thinks he could leave hospital today. The Sun (2013)THE first victim to die in the measles epidemic had been sent home from hospital, it emerged last night. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'hospital'
British English: hospital /ˈhɒspɪtl/ NOUN
A hospital is a place where people who are ill are looked after by doctors and nurses.
My uncle went into hospital.
- American English: hospital
- Arabic: مُسْتَشْفَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: hospital
- Chinese: 医院
- Croatian: bolnica
- Czech: nemocnice
- Danish: hospital
- Dutch: ziekenhuis
- European Spanish: hospital
- Finnish: sairaala
- French: hôpital
- German: Krankenhaus
- Greek: νοσοκομείο
- Italian: ospedale
- Japanese: 病院
- Korean: 병원
- Norwegian: sykehus
- Polish: szpital
- European Portuguese: hospital
- Romanian: spital
- Russian: больница
- Spanish: hospital
- Swedish: sjukhus
- Thai: โรงพยาบาล
- Turkish: hastane
- Ukrainian: лікарня
- Vietnamese: bệnh viện
Definition of hospital from the Collins English Dictionary
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