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anaesthetist

noun [C] uk mainly UK (US usually anesthetist)   /əˈniːs.θə.tɪst/ us    /-ˈnes.θə.t̬ɪst/
a doctor who gives anaesthetic to people in hospitalDoctors and health workers generally
anaesthetize
verb [T] uk (UK usually anaesthetise, mainly US anesthetize)   /-taɪz/ us  
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