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English definition of “doctor”

doctor

noun [C]  /ˈdɑk·tər/ (abbreviation Dr.) us  

doctor noun [C] (MEDICINE)

a person with a medical degree whose job is to treat people who are ill or injured: This health plan lets you choose your own doctor.

doctor noun [C] (EDUCATION)

a person who has one of the highest-ranking degrees given by a university

doctor

verb [T]  /ˈdɑk·tər/ us  

doctor verb [T] (CHANGE)

to change something in order to deceive people: He claimed the photo had been doctored.
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