how to pronounce hospice


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hospice is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hospice in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Canadian hospice care is first-rate …”

meanings of hospice


  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.

hospice frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hospice occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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