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English definition of “doctor”

doctor

noun [C] (EDUCATION)    /ˈdɒk.tər/ US  /ˈdɑːk.tɚ/ (written abbreviation Dr.)
a person who has the highest degree (= qualification) from a college or universityQualifications in higher education
(Definition of doctor noun (EDUCATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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