hospitalize hospitalize  /ˈhɔ ˌspɪ tə ˌlaɪz/


  • (v) admit into a hospital

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  1. Miyagi had suffered a massive heart attack that would require three balloon angioplasties and hospitalize him for more than three months.
  2. But apparently, in their view, it was not bizarre enough to cause them to try to hospitalize him.
  3. That night my dad said he was really worried about me, he wanted to hospitalize me.


  1. Family's alleged confession blows away brother of murdered man

    Police said a mother and daughter teamed up to kill two family members and hospitalize a third. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Mark Staudte always had a love of music. His father, who was in the Air Force, moved the family practically every two years. Mark, the third child out of four, tended to choose books over making friends.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: KSPR Springfield

  2. Nelson Mandela in critical condition

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition at a Pretoria hospital where he has been hospitalized for more than two weeks. The news did little to calm nerves as an anxious nation stood vigil. Mandela has been hospitalize...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse


  • "Psychiatrists are more likely to be prudent and to hospitalize a mentally ill patient than run the risk of letting someone go who could be dangerous," said Pierre Lalonde, a staff psychiatrist at Louis H. Lafontaine Hospital. "The criminal...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Pierre Lalonde Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

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