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MD

noun [C] uk   /ˌemˈdiː/ us  

MD noun [C] (DOCTOR)

US abbreviation for Doctor of Medicine: a degree that someone must have to work as a doctor, or a person who has this degree: Stephen Day, MD

MD noun [C] (MANAGER)

UK abbreviation for managing director : You should talk to the MD about your proposal.

MD noun [C] (RECORDING)

abbreviation for MiniDisc

MD noun [C] (ADDRESS)

written abbreviation for the US state of Maryland: used in addresses
Translations of “MD”
in Spanish doctor en medicina…
in French médecin…
in German Dr. med., Doktor der Medizin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫生, 醫學博士…
in Russian дипломированный врач…
in Turkish Tıp Doktoru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医生, 医学博士…
in Polish dr med. (= = doktor medycyny)…
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