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therapist

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈθer.ə.pɪst/
C1 someone whose job is to treat a particular type of mental or physical illness or disability, usually with a particular type of therapy: a speech therapist a music/an art therapist I'm seeing my therapist on Friday morning.
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in Korean 치료사…
in Arabic مُعالِج…
in Portuguese terapeuta…
in Catalan terapeuta…
in Japanese 療法士, セラピスト…
in Italian terapeuta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 治療師…
in Russian врач…
in Turkish rahatlatıcı, ferahlatıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 治疗师…
in Polish terapeut-a/ka…
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