Simple Definition of practitioner
: a person who works in a professional medical or legal business
: a person who regularly does an activity that requires skill or practice
Full Definition of practitioner
1 : one who practices; especially : one who practices a profession
2 Christian Science : an authorized healer
Examples of practitioner in a sentence
<a French doctor who was once the most famous practitioner of natural childbirth>
Origin of practitioner
alteration of earlier practician, from Middle English (Scots) pratician, from Middle French practicien, from pratique practice
First Known Use: 1535
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