how to pronounce hospice

hɑːspəs

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“… Canadian hospice care is first-rate …”

meanings of hospice

noun:

  1. A lodging for pilgrims or the destitute, normally provided by a monastic order.
  2. The provision of palliative care for terminally ill patients, either at a specialized facility or at a residence, and support for the family, typically refraining from taking extraordinary measures to prolong life.
  3. A specialized facility or organization offering palliative care for the terminally ill.