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Definition of hospitalization noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hospitalization

 noun
(British English also -isation) noun
BrE BrE//ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhɑːspɪtələˈzeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the fact of having to stay in a hospital for treatment a long period of hospitalization