Definition of Medicare noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    Medicare

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈmɛdɪˌkɛr//
     
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  1. 1 (in the U.S.) the federal insurance system that provides medical care for people over 65
  2. 2 medicare (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