health care meaning

  "health care" in a sentence
n. [u]

medical care/treatment; the service providing it

noun [U]


the service of providing medical care:

providers of private health care

There was a dispute over employee health-care benefits.

We have introduced a health-care plan for all our staff.

health-care benefits/costs health-care personnel/professionals/workers


medical products and services:

The group has split into three divisions-health care, chemicals and agrochemicals.

reductions on beauty and health-care products

We are tracking strong growth in the health-care markets.

a health-care business/company/group/market health-care products

The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.n : the maintaining and restoration of health by the treatment and prevention of disease esp. by trained and licensed professionals (as in medicine, dentistry, clinical psychology, and public health) — health-care adj


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  1. it took all four groups to screw up the health care system.
  2. the discussion turned on the need for better public health care.
  3. then the woefully inadequate provision of health care to the masses of poor people becomes strikingly clear.
  4. greater availability of health care in cities than in rural areas has led to lower death rates in cities.
  5. 82 . health care is a major public expenditure item

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