convalescent home


convalescent home
   an institution for geriatrics
   Deposited by their descendants, the inmates go there to die rather than get better.

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • convalescent home — n an institution for the care of convalescing patients …   Medical dictionary

  • convalescent\ home — See: convalescent home (an error in the dictionary: exclusive circle) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • convalescent home —   Home ho olana ma i; hale pipipi (ancient kind) …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • convalescent home — Synonyms and related words: VA hospital, asylum, base hospital, clinic, community hospital, convalescent hospital, evacuation hospital, field hospital, general hospital, home, hospital, infirmary, inpatient clinic, maison de sante, mental… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • convalescent home — conva lescent .home also .conva lescent .hospital n a place where people stay when they need care from doctors and nurses, but are not sick enough to be in a hospital →↑nursing home …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • convalescent home — place for retaining health and strength, recovery home, rest home …   English contemporary dictionary

  • convalescent home — /kɒnvəˈlɛsənt hoʊm/ (say konvuh lesuhnt hohm) noun → nursing home …   Australian English dictionary

  • convalescent home — See nursing home …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • convalescent home — noun : an institution for the care of convalescing patients …   Useful english dictionary

  • Miners' Convalescent Home, Blackpool — Miners Convalescent Home Location: Blackpool, Lancashire Coordinates …   Wikipedia


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