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practitioner

Line breaks: prac|ti¦tion¦er
Pronunciation: /prakˈtɪʃ(ə)nə
 
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Definition of practitioner in English:

noun

A person actively engaged in an art, discipline, or profession, especially medicine: patients are treated by skilled practitioners
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

mid 16th century: extension of obsolete practitian, variant of practician.

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