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English definition of “doctor”

doctor

noun [C] (MEDICINE)    /ˈdɒk.tər/ US  /ˈdɑːk.tɚ/
A1 (written abbreviation Dr) a person with a medical degree whose job is to treat people who are ill or hurt: The doctor prescribed some pills. You should see a doctor about that cough. [as form of address] Good morning, Doctor Smith/Doctor.Doctors and health workers generally A1 (written abbreviation Dr.) a person with a medical degree whose job is to treat people who are ill or hurt: The doctor prescribed some pills. You should see a doctor about that cough. [as form of address] Good morning, Doctor Smith/Doctor.Doctors and health workers generally the doctor's the place where a doctor, especially a GP, works: He went to the doctor's this morning for a check-up.Medical places and organizations
(Definition of doctor noun (MEDICINE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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