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general practicenoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK (US family practice)
the ​work of a GP (= a ​doctor) who ​treats the ​people who ​live in the ​localarea and ​treatsconditions that do not need a ​hospitalvisit
general practitioner
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of general practice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"general practice" in Business English

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general practicenoun [C]

uk   us   LAW
in the US, the ​work of a ​lawfirm that does many different ​types of ​legalwork: The ​firmgrew to become a ​nationalfirm with 150 ​offices and 300 ​lawyersfocused on ​generalpractice and ​personalinjurylaw.
(Definition of general practice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (医院以外的)综合医疗,全科诊疗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (醫院以外的)綜合醫療,全科診療…
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