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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hos·pi·tal /ˈhɑs(ˌ)pɪtḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hos·pi·tal /ˈhɑsˌpɪtḷ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hos·pi·tal n.
 1. A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn. [Obs.]
 2. A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for.
 Hospital ship, a vessel fitted up for a floating hospital.
 Hospital Sunday, a Sunday set apart for simultaneous contribution in churches to hospitals; as, the London Hospital Sunday.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hos·pi·tal, a.  Hospitable. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a health facility where patients receive treatment [syn: infirmary]
      2: a medical institution where sick or injured people are given
         medical or surgical care