A person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine: patients are treated by skilled practitioners
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- People with gallstones should consult a licensed health care practitioner trained in the use of botanical medicine before using ginger.
- The remaining members include a general medical practitioner, a BBC journalist, and a theologian.
- Physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners may not dictate verbal orders for inpatient medication orders.
Mid 16th century: extension of obsolete practitian, variant of practician.
Words that rhyme with practitionercommissioner, conditioner, exhibitioner, missioner, munitioner, parishioner, partitioner, petitioner, positioner, requisitioner
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