in hospital

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

in hospital

  1. (chiefly UK) Under care in a hospital as a patient.
  2. (US) Occurring in or while in a hospital or hospitals.
    He could not see her in hospital.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (under care in a hospital): hospitalized (North American English), in the hospital (North American English)
  • (occurring in or while in a hospital or hospitals):