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hospicehos‧pice /ˈhɒspɪs $ ˈhɑː-/ noun [countable]  MHHOSPITALa special hospital for people who are dying
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hospiceMary, who was suffering from terminal cancer, spent her last few months in a hospice.Palliative care and hospice care became two of the first casualties.Diane chose hospice instead of aggressive treatment.Harewood hospice team targets summer opening Organisers moved a step closer to opening Darlington's new hospice this week.Pensioners at the complex have been collecting money to help the town's hospice appeal for the last two years.Nevin suggested that hospices could distribute the medical marijuana to hospice patients who were too ill to leave their homes.Volunteers such as the receptionist form the backbone of the hospice and volunteer sitters have been helping for five years.The hospice movement started six years ago to help terminally ill people.
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