health care
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “healthcare.”
health care(
hehlth
 
kehr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. la atención médica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Lisa believes people should make their own decisions about health care.Lisa cree que la gente debe tomar sus propias decisiones sobre la atención médica.
b. la asistencia médica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The politician supports the idea of free health care for everyone.El político apoya la idea de la asistencia médica gratuita para todos.
c. la asistencia sanitaria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Health care is facing a fresh budgeting challenge.La asistencia sanitaria tiene que hacer frente al nuevo reto presupuestario.
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