Healthy

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Definition

healthy: in good physical condition, not sick or ill; good for the body; successful
adjective
Bruno is healthy because he eats lots of fruit and vegetables.
I try to eat healthy (food). (US)

health: (physical) state, condition, well being; the opposite of sickness or illness
noun
You seem to be in good health.
health care medical services generally provided by the state

Pronunciation examples
UK: So, Marge, how is your health?
US: Well I was feeling pretty healthy until the doctor told me I had six months to live.
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Examples

  • "Walking a dog can be so good for your health, it's great exercise!"
  • "There will be a rumor about a product causing health problems.."
  • "I guarantee you that with a bit of careful management, both the Sydney and the Wellington teams will enjoy some healthy competition."
  • "Subject: Health and safety $$$"
  • "Food, Nutrition, & Optimal Health"
  • "Our factory manager in Paris has been bugging me for some new health and safety equipment."
  • "Likely to decrease the risk of health complications."
  • "We don't want to risk any health and safety lawsuits."
  • "Subject: re: Health and safety $$$"

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