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English noun: hospitalization

1. hospitalization (time) a period of time when you are confined to a hospital

SamplesNow they try to shorten the patient's hospitalization.

Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

2. hospitalization (state) the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital

SamplesHe hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization.

Broader (hypernym)condition, status

3. hospitalization (possession) insurance that pays all or part of a patient's hospital expense

Synonymshospitalization insurance

Broader (hypernym)health insurance

4. hospitalization (act) placing in medical care in a hospital

Synonymshospital care, hospitalisation

Broader (hypernym)medical aid, medical care

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