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English definition of “chemist”

chemist

noun [C] uk   /ˈkem.ɪst/ us  

chemist noun [C] (SCIENCE)

B1 a person who studies chemistry, or a scientist who works with chemicals or studies their reactionsChemistry - general words

chemist noun [C] (MEDICINE)

UK (US druggist, also pharmacist) a person whose job is to prepare and sell medicines in a shopMedical studies and the people who study them A2 UK (UK also chemist's, US drugstore, also pharmacy) a shop where you can buy medicines, make-up, and products used for washing yourselfShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
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