practitioner

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prac·ti·tion·er

noun \prak-ˈti-sh(ə-)nər\

: 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

  1. <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

prac·ti·tion·er

noun \prak-ˈtish-(ə-)nər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRACTITIONER

: one who practices a profession and especially medicine

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