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psychiatrynoun [U]

uk   /saɪˈkaɪə.tri/ us   /saɪˈkaɪə.tri/
the part of medicine that studies mental illness
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(Definition of psychiatry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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psychiatrynoun [U]

us   /sɑɪˈkɑɪ·ə·tri, sɪ-/
psychiatric
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˌsɑɪ·kiˈæ·trɪk/
psychiatric treatment
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Translations of “psychiatry”
in Korean 정신 의학…
in Arabic طِب نَفسي…
in Malaysian psikiatri…
in French psychiatrie…
in Russian психиатрия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神病學…
in Italian psichiatria…
in Turkish ruhbilim, psikiyatri…
in Polish psychiatria…
in Spanish psiquiatría…
in Vietnamese tâm thần học…
in Portuguese psiquiatria…
in Thai จิตเวช…
in German die Psychiatrie…
in Catalan psiquiatria…
in Japanese 精神医学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神病学…
in Indonesian psikiatri…
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