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[ hos-pi-tl-uh-zey-shuhn ]


  1. the act, process, or state of being hospitalized.
  2. the period during which a person is hospitalized:

    to extend one's hospitalization.


/ ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən /


  1. the act or an instance of being hospitalized
  2. the duration of a stay in a hospital

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Other Words From

  • de·hospi·tal·i·zation noun
  • rehos·pi·tal·i·zation noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hospitalization1

First recorded in 1905–10; hospitalize + -ation

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Example Sentences

The city has been headed in the right direction, with infections and hospitalizations dropping since mid-January, said health department director Rex Archer.

I’ve done all of this believing that vaccines would be coming, allowing me to resume at least some parts of my life, and to stop fearing serious illness, hospitalization and death.

There were no hospitalizations or deaths among people who received the vaccine.

I care about whether vaccination means that people won’t become severely ill — to the point that they require hospitalization.

Cases, while still very high, are collapsing, and hospitalization data is falling as well.

And, according to an October post his feed, the school allegedly issued a second order of hospitalization for him.

Sam Lutfi may have tricked Amanda Bynes into hospitalization.

For mood disorders like depression and bipolar disorder, the hospitalization rate has jumped 80 percent since 1997.

She did however suffer a very serious concussion that required extensive hospitalization.

A statement from the Palace insisted the hospitalization - at a private London hospital - was 'precautionary'.

Well, just the same problem—the hospitalization and the doctors.

Often, however, Buddhist priests took charge of medical care, burial costs and hospitalization.

Otherwise, Malone didn't have a thing to worry about except a few months of hospitalization.

Most health insurance programs cover most of the costs of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, for several weeks or months.

United Miners has repudiated your actions even to the point of refusing the cost of your hospitalization.


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