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hospitalize

[ hos-pi-tl-ahyz ]
/ 藞h蓲s p瑟 tl藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), hos路pi路tal路ized, hos路pi路tal路iz路ing.
to place in a hospital for medical care or observation: The doctor hospitalized grandfather as soon as she checked his heart.
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Also especially British, hos路pi路tal路ise .

Origin of hospitalize

First recorded in 1900鈥05; hospital + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM hospitalize

re路hos路pi路tal路ize, verb (used with object), re路hos路pi路tal路ized, re路hos路pi路tal路iz路ing.un路hos路pi路tal路ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hospitalize

hospitalize

hospitalise

/ (藞h蓲sp瑟t蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to admit or send (a person) into a hospital
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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