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private medicine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
private medicineˌprivate ˈmedicine noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 British EnglishMHPRIVATE/NON-GOVERNMENT the system in which medical treatment and advice is not provided by the government but is paid for by the patient or their insurance companyNHS
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