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Noun. June 6, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

An outpatient is someone who goes to a hospital for medical care that does not require an overnight stay. it is used in many newspaper reports and articles.

Usage

The Hindu newspaper, Madurai

Twenty competitors were injured, three of them seriously, in the popular ‘Jallikattu’ (taming the bull) event held at nearby Palamedu as part of Pongal harvest festival. The participants were injured when they tried to tame the charging bulls by clinging on to their backs, police said, adding all the injured were treated as outpatients.

Added 2012-02-03 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

All India

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