Meaning of “diabetic” in the English Dictionary

"diabetic" in British English

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diabeticnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet.ɪk/ us /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet̬.ɪk/

a person who has diabetes

diabeticadjective

uk /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet.ɪk/ us /ˌdaɪ.əˈbet̬.ɪk/

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

"diabetic" in American English

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diabeticnoun [ C ]

us /ˌdɑɪ·əˈbet̬·ɪk/

a person who has diabetes

diabetic
adjective us /ˌdɑɪ·əˈbet̬·ɪk/

a diabetic patient

(Definition of “diabetic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)