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English definition of “GP”


noun [C]     /ˌdʒiːˈpiː/
abbreviation for general practitioner : a doctor who sees people in the local area and treats illnesses that do not need a hospital visit : If the fever and sore throat continue , go and see your GP.Occupations and tradesDoctors and health workers generally
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