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"dentist" in British English

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dentistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈden.tɪst/  us   /-t̬ɪst/
A2 a ​person whose ​job is ​treating people's ​teeth: You should have ​yourteethchecked by a dentist at least ​twice a ​year.dentist's the ​place where a dentist ​carries out ​theirjob: I've 've got to go to the dentist's on ​Friday.

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(Definition of dentist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dentistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈden·tɪst/
a ​person whose ​job is ​treating people’s ​teeth
(Definition of dentist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dentist”
in Korean 치과의사…
in Arabic طَبيب أسْنان…
in Malaysian doktor gigi…
in French dentiste…
in Russian стоматолог…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牙科醫生…
in Italian dentista…
in Turkish diş hekimi, dişçi…
in Polish dentyst-a/ka, stomatolog…
in Spanish dentista, odontólogo…
in Vietnamese nha sỹ…
in Portuguese dentista…
in Thai ทันตแพทย์…
in German der Zahnarzt…
in Catalan dentista…
in Japanese 歯医者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牙科医生…
in Indonesian dokter gigi…
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