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in·fir·ma·ry

 (ĭn-fûr′mə-rē)
n. pl. in·fir·ma·ries
A place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured, especially a small hospital or dispensary in an institution.

[Middle English infirmarie, from Medieval Latin īnfirmāria, from Latin īnfirmus, infirm; see infirm.]

infirmary

(ɪnˈfɜːmərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Medicine) a place for the treatment of the sick or injured; dispensary; hospital

in•fir•ma•ry

(ɪnˈfɜr mə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
a place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured; hospital or facility serving as a hospital: a school infirmary.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatmentinfirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
burn center - a center where patients with severe burns can be treated
clinic - a healthcare facility for outpatient care
creche, foundling hospital - a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
hospital room - a room in a hospital for the care of patients
lazar house, lazaret, lazarette, lazaretto, pesthouse - hospital for persons with infectious diseases (especially leprosy)
maternity hospital - a hospital that provides care for women during pregnancy and childbirth and for newborn infants
health facility, healthcare facility, medical building - building where medicine is practiced
mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, insane asylum, asylum, institution - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
military hospital - hospital for soldiers and other military personnel
sanatarium, sanatorium, sanitarium - a hospital for recuperation or for the treatment of chronic diseases
hospital ward, ward - block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
Translations
مُسْتَوْصَف، غُرفَة تَمْريضمَشْفَى
nemocnice
hospital
sairashuone
ambulanta
sjúkrahús
診療所
병원
sjukavdelning
โรงพยาบาล
bệnh xá

infirmary

[ɪnˈfɜːmərɪ] N (= hospital) → hospital m, clínica f; (in school, prison, barracks) → enfermería f

infirmary

[ɪnˈfɜːrməri] n
hôpital m
(in school, prison)infirmerie f

infirmary

n (= hospital)Krankenhaus nt; (in school etc) → Krankenzimmer ntor -stube f; (in prison, barracks) → (Kranken)revier nt, → Krankenstation f

infirmary

[ɪnˈfɜːmərɪ] n (hospital) → ospedale m; (in school, prison, barracks) → infermeria

infirm

(inˈfəːm) adjective
(of a person) weak or ill. elderly and infirm people.
inˈfirmaryplural inˈfirmaries noun
a name given to some hospitals.
inˈfirmityplural inˈfirmities noun
weakness or illness.

infirmary

مَشْفَى nemocnice hospital Krankenhaus αναρρωτήριο enfermería sairashuone infirmerie ambulanta infermeria 診療所 병원 ziekenhuis sykestue izba chorych enfermaria лазарет sjukavdelning โรงพยาบาล revir bệnh xá 医院

in·fir·ma·ry

n. enfermería, establecimiento de salud local donde se atiende a personas enfermas o lesionadas.

infirmary

n (pl -ries) (ant) enfermería, local m or dependencia para enfermos o heridos
References in classic literature ?
He had been away from the hospital for so long that he found himself very largely among new people; the men of different years had little to do with one another, and his contemporaries were now mostly qualified: some had left to take up assistantships or posts in country hospitals and infirmaries, and some held appointments at St.
The royal infirmaries were supported on the basis of annual charitable giving--a "subscription"-- of the leading families of the ever-growing cities.
Her account of the changes in mentalite and practices, culminating in the New Poor Law of 1834 with its notably punitive Poor Law Infirmaries, carries real conviction.