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noun [countable] patient pronunciation in British English /ˈpeɪʃ(ə)nt/
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pluralpatients
  1. someone who is receiving medical treatment
    Several patients complained about the treatment they received.
    cancer/AIDS etc patient (=someone being treated for cancer, AIDS etc): Cancer patients could benefit from this new drug.

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