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: doctor


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Examples of doc in a Sentence

Noun Am I going to be OK, doc? currently completing a residency as an emergency room doc
Recent Examples on the Web
In 2021, the Anthony Bourdain doc Roadrunner received criticism for generating the voice of the late Bourdain using AI. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Nov. 2023 Along with filing the complaint, Hall filed a motion for a temporary restraining order (as well as motions to keep all the docs under seal). Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 22 Nov. 2023 The doc will focus on the race between Peyton Manning and Charles Woodson. Addie Morfoot, Variety, 21 Nov. 2023 Of the 15 directors behind the docs, 46% are filmmakers of color, 69% are women or gender-non-conforming filmmakers, 12% identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and 8% identify as a D/deaf or disabled person or have long-term health conditions. Addie Morfoot, Variety, 15 Nov. 2023 Raven Santos This doc shows Raven Santos’ efforts at trying to talk to people in Central Park. Abbey White, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Nov. 2023 This one from Target comes with two vinyl docs, 22 songs (including the five vault tracks and bonus track), and collectible album sleeves that would be fabulous to use as wall art. Dhara Patel, Peoplemag, 11 Nov. 2023 Payments would allegedly come in cash and would be taken by the woman whom the men made the appointment with, the more intimate the service, the more expensive, according to texts in the charging docs. Luke Barr, ABC News, 8 Nov. 2023 As the daughter of Nancy Pelosi, who was Speaker of the House of Representatives during the J6 turmoil, Alexandra has an obvious conflict of interest in directing the new HBO doc The Insurrectionist Next Door. Armond White, National Review, 25 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


1740, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of doc was in 1740

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“Doc.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition


1 of 2 noun
: doctor
used chiefly as a familiar term of address


2 of 2 abbreviation
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