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A1 [C] a person whose job is to treat people who have an illness or injury: I have to go to the doctor's for a check-up. He went back to see Doctor Jones when the pain got worse. Is it serious, Doctor?Occupations and tradesDoctors and health workers generally
Doctor of Philosophy/Divinity, etc someone who has the most advanced type of qualification from a university: a Doctor of Philosophy → See also spin doctorSchool and vocational qualifications
(Definition of doctor noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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