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Hospital vs. Hospitality

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Main Difference

The main difference between Hospital and Hospitality is that the Hospital is a health care institution and Hospitality is a relationship between the guest and the host, or the act or practice of being hospitable

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  • Hospital (noun)

    A large medical facility, usually in a building with multiple floors, where seriously ill or injured patients are given extensive medical and/or surgical treatment.

    "Luckily an ambulance arrived quickly and he was rushed to hospital."

    "Luckily an ambulance arrived quickly and he was rushed to the hospital."

  • Hospital (noun)

    A building founded for the long-term care of its residents, such as an almshouse. The residents may have no physical ailments, but simply need financial support.

  • Hospital (noun)

    A place of lodging.

  • Hospital (adjective)

    Hospitable.

  • Hospitality (noun)

    The act or service of welcoming, receiving, hosting, or entertaining guests.

    "Please thank our hosts for their hospitality during the week that we stayed."

  • Hospitality (noun)

    The business of providing catering, lodging and entertainment service; the industry which includes the operation of hotels, restaurants, and similar enterprises.

    "After graduating from college, she found a job in hospitality."

Wiktionary
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  • Hospital (noun)

    A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn.

  • Hospital (noun)

    A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for.

  • Hospital (adjective)

    Hospitable.

  • Hospitality (noun)

    The act or practice of one who is hospitable; reception and entertainment of strangers or guests without reward, or with kind and generous liberality.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Hospital (noun)

    a health facility where patients receive treatment

  • Hospital (noun)

    a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

  • Hospitality (noun)

    kindness in welcoming guests or strangers

Princeton's WordNet

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