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  • socialized — socialized; un·socialized; …   English syllables

  • socialized — (Amer.) adj. administered by the government, under the control of a group (as of medical care); made sociable, made fit for companionship (also socialised) socialize (Amer.) so·cial·ize || səʊʃəlaɪz v. learn to relate to and interact with… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • socialized — adjective under group or government control (Freq. 1) socialized ownership socialized medicine • Syn: ↑socialised • Similar to: ↑liberal …   Useful english dictionary

  • socialized — adj. Socialized is used with these nouns: ↑medicine …   Collocations dictionary

  • socialized — socialization …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Socialized medicine — is a term used to describe a system for providing medical and hospital care for all at a nominal cost by means of government regulation of health services and subsidies derived from taxation.[1] It is used primarily and usually pejoratively in… …   Wikipedia

  • socialized medicine — n medical and hospital services for the members of a class or population administered by an organized group (as a state agency) and paid for from funds obtained usu. by assessments, philanthropy, or taxation * * * a system of medical care… …   Medical dictionary

  • socialized medicine — n [U] especially AmE medical care provided by a government and paid for through taxes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • socialized medicine — n. any system supplying complete medical and hospital care, through public funds, for all the people in a community, district, or nation …   English World dictionary

  • Socialized Medicine's Aches and Pains — ▪ 2001 by Bryan Christie       After a detailed examination by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assess the standards, responsiveness, and effectiveness of health systems in 191 countries, France was judged to have the best health care… …   Universalium

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