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surgeon

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.dʒən/ us    /ˈsɝː-/
C1 a doctor who is specially trained to perform medical operations
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in Korean 외과 의사…
in Arabic جَرّاح…
in French chirurgien/-ienne, médecin militaire…
in Turkish cerrah, operatör…
in Italian chirurgo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 外科醫生…
in Russian хирург…
in Polish chirurg…
in Spanish cirujano, oficial médico…
in Portuguese cirurgião, cirurgiã…
in German der Chirurg, leitender Sanitätsoffizier…
in Catalan cirurgià, -ana…
in Japanese 外科医, 執刀医…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外科医生…
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