\ ˈdäk How to pronounce doc (audio) \

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Synonyms & Antonyms for doc

Synonyms: Noun

Antonyms: Noun

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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: Noun According to The Hollywood Reporter, DuVernay is making the doc with the participation of the family of the Grammy-winning rapper and community activist, who was fatally shot outside of his clothing store last year. Angela Watercutter, Wired, "There Were 646,152 Things to Watch on TV Last Year," 13 Feb. 2020 The stories of Sil Lai Abrams, Sheri Hines, Jenny Lumet and Alexia Norton Jones also appear in the doc. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, "Russell Simmons Accuser Doc 'On the Record' Lands at HBO Max," 3 Feb. 2020 Ty Johnson—Bleecker Street Green—whose previous films have included the incendiary true-crime doc Casting JonBenet—brought a documentarian's eye for sobering detail to The Assistant. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "‘The Assistant’ director Kitty Green on capturing in-office power dynamics," 1 Feb. 2020 The infamously awkward scene at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards plays in its entirety in the doc, and, ahem, the clip has not aged well. Mara Reinstein, Billboard, "Five Things We Learned From Taylor Swift's 'Miss Americana' Documentary," 24 Jan. 2020 Childish Gambino, who is not really featured in the doc. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, "What we learned from Beyoncé's surprise ‘Making the Gift’ documentary," 17 Sep. 2019 The Night King’s Existential Crisis Vladimir Furdik, who played the villainous Night King, gets some screen time in the doc. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Five Takeaways From Game of Thrones’s Making-Of Documentary, The Last Watch," 27 May 2019 The song plays over the end credits of the doc, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 23, and which also hits Netflix on Friday. Lauren Huff,, "Taylor Swift releases new political anthem 'Only the Young' — listen now," 31 Jan. 2020 Fear not, everyone not going to Park City, Utah will be able to see the doc soon enough. Angela Watercutter, Wired, "Apple TV+ Nabs Spike Jonze's Beastie Boys Doc," 16 Jan. 2020

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1740, in the meaning defined above

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21 Feb 2020

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“Doc.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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\ ˈdäk How to pronounce doc (audio) \

Medical Definition of doc

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: doctor used chiefly as a familiar term of address

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