Meaning of “pharmacist” in the English Dictionary

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"pharmacist" in British English

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pharmacistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɑː.mə.sɪst/ us /ˈfɑːr.mə.sɪst/

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 /ˈfɑːməsɪst/ us UK also chemist

a person who is trained to prepare medicines and who works in a hospital or pharmacy (= special store selling medicines):

Pharmacists are experts on drug therapy.

(Definition of “pharmacist” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)