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practitioner

noun [C] uk   /prækˈtɪʃ.ən.ər/ us    // formal
C2 someone involved in a skilled job or activity: Elizabeth Quan is a London-based practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine. She was a medical practitioner (= a doctor) before she entered politics.
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Translations of “practitioner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 執業者, 從業人員…
in Russian практикующий врач или юрист…
in Turkish doktor, avukat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 执业者, 从业人员…
in Polish (praktykujący) lekarz lub prawnik…
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