patient

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpeɪʃənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpeɪʃənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pāshənt)


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patient

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [hospital, clinic, surgery] patients
  2. [out-going, day, admitted, regular] patients
  3. [cancer, terminal, arthritis] patients
  4. a hospital for [cancer] patients
  5. the doctor's (regular) patients
  6. [treat, advise, see, visit, console] patients
  7. patients are facing long [waits, delays]
  8. is a patient at [the state, a private] hospital
  9. the patients [suffered, complained] (of)
  10. the patient had [stomach, shoulder, kidney] complaints
  11. the patient is [stable, critical]
  12. the patient is in a [stable] condition
  13. the patient was [sent, referred] to (a specialist)
  14. [relatives, family, parents] of the patient
  15. the patient's [relatives]
  16. play doctors and patients
n as adj
  1. patient [services, information, safety, needs, feedback]
  2. patient care [team, services]
adj
  1. [need, have] to (just) be patient
  2. (try to) be patient
  3. please be patient!
  4. is patient with [her, it]
  5. is [very, particularly, so] patient
  6. a patient [worker, parent, teacher]
  7. is (not) a patient [child, kid, person]
  8. a patient [smile, wait, outcome]
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