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Meaning of “practitioner” in the English Dictionary

"practitioner" in British English

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practitionernoun [C]

uk   /prækˈtɪʃ.ən.ər/  us   // formal
(Definition of practitioner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"practitioner" in American English

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practitionernoun [C]

 us   /prækˈtɪʃ·ə·nər/
someone whose ​regularwork has ​involved a lot of ​training: Dr. Goldstein is a ​family/​general practitioner (= a ​medicaldoctor who ​treatsgeneralconditions).
(Definition of practitioner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"practitioner" in Business English

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practitionernoun [C]

uk   us   /prækˈtɪʃər/
someone who ​works in a ​job that involves ​longtraining and high ​levels of ​skill: He has ​years of ​experience as a ​senior practitioner in the ​financialservicesindustry. a health/​legal/​medical practitioner
(Definition of practitioner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “practitioner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 执业者, 从业人员…
in Turkish doktor, avukat…
in Russian практикующий врач или юрист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 執業者, 從業人員…
in Polish (praktykujący) lekarz lub prawnik…
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