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Definition of Medicare noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Medicare

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmɛdɪˌkɛr//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1(in the U.S.) the federal insurance system that provides medical care for people over 65
  2. 2medicare (in Canada) the national medical care system for all people that is paid for by taxes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Medicare