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

 

convalescent

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒnvəˈlesnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːnvəˈlesnt//
 
 
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a person who is getting well again after an illness or a medical operation I treated him as a convalescent, not as a sick man.

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