aftercare

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noun af·ter·care \ -ˌker \

Definition of aftercare

:the care, treatment, help, or supervision given to persons discharged from an institution (such as a hospital)

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AFTERCARE Defined for English Language Learners

aftercare

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Definition of aftercare for English Language Learners

  • : the care, treatment, etc., given to people after they leave a place (such as a hospital or prison)


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aftercare

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noun af·ter·care \ -ˌke(ə)r, -ˌka(ə)r \

medical Definition of aftercare

:the care, treatment, help, or supervision given to persons discharged from an institution (as a hospital or prison)

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