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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Welfare
drop-inˈdrop-in adjective [only before noun]  PEWa drop-in place is a place offering a service or support where you can go without having to make arrangements first a drop-in advice centre
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drop-inAs well as hernias, conditions such as cataracts and varicose veins are also being successfully treated on a drop-in basis.The drop-in center provides food and clothing for the homeless.They often provide a drop-in centre and sometimes they provide group counselling as well as a link to appropriate specialist health services.She now attends a drop-in centre which has a crèche and where she is learning to cope with stress.They have an open youth club with a drop-in disco once a week on a Friday night.Desperate, his wife Irene chased up a radio advertisement for drop-in surgery performed with only a local anaesthetic.Waiting time is reduce for patients and the drop-in system allows flexibility and encourages independence, maximising normality.The drop-in system of battery connection is mainly used by Fisher and Compass.
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