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practitioner

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noun prac·ti·tion·er \prak-ˈti-sh(ə-)nər\

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of practitioner

  1. 1 :  one who practices; especially :  one who practices a profession

  2. 2 Christian Science :  an authorized healer

Examples of practitioner in a sentence

  1. <a French doctor who was once the most famous practitioner of natural childbirth>



Origin and Etymology 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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practitioner

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noun prac·ti·tion·er \prak-ˈtish-(ə-)nər\

Medical Definition of practitioner

  1. :  one who practices a profession and especially medicine






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