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Meaning of “pharmacist” in the English Dictionary

"pharmacist" in British English

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pharmacistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɑː.mə.sɪst/  us   /ˈfɑːr-/
B2 a ​person who is ​trained to ​prepare and give out ​medicines in a ​hospital or ​shop
(Definition of pharmacist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pharmacist" in American English

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pharmacistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑr·mə·sɪst/ (also druggist)
a ​person who is ​trained in the ​preparation of ​medicines: Rachel is ​studying to be a pharmacist.
(Definition of pharmacist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pharmacist" in Business English

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pharmacistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfɑːməsɪst/ (UK also chemist)
a ​person who is ​trained to prepare ​medicines and who ​works in a hospital or pharmacy (= ​specialstoresellingmedicines): Pharmacists are ​experts on ​drug therapy.
(Definition of pharmacist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pharmacist”
in Arabic صَيْدَلي, صَيدلاني…
in Korean 약사…
in Portuguese farmacêutico, -a…
in Catalan farmacèutic, -a…
in Japanese 薬剤師…
in Chinese (Simplified) (医院或药店的)药剂师…
in Turkish eczacı…
in Russian фармацевт…
in Chinese (Traditional) (醫院或藥店的)藥劑師…
in Italian farmacista…
in Polish farmaceut-a/ka, apteka-rz/rka…
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