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"psychologist" in British English

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psychologistnoun [C]

uk   /saɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒɪst/  us   /-ˈkɑː.lə-/
B2 someone who ​studies the ​humanmind and ​humanemotions and ​behaviour, and how different ​situations have an ​effect on ​people: a ​child psychologist an ​educational psychologist She ​spent 15 ​years as a clinical psychologist.
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(Definition of psychologist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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psychologistnoun [C]

 us   /sɑɪˈkɑl·ə·dʒɪst/
someone who ​studies the ​mind and ​emotions and ​theirrelationship to ​behavior
(Definition of psychologist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “psychologist”
in Arabic عالِم نَفس…
in Korean 심리학자…
in Portuguese psicólogo, -a…
in Catalan psicòleg, -òloga…
in Japanese 心理学者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 心理学家…
in Turkish ruh bilimci, psikolog…
in Russian психолог…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心理學家…
in Italian psicologo, -a…
in Polish psycholog…
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