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chemistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkem·əst/
Br A chemist or chemist's is a drugstore.
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chemistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkem.ɪst/  us   /ˈkem.ɪst/
  • chemist noun [C] (MEDICINE)

UK (US pharmacist) a person whose job is to prepare and sell medicines and other goods in a shop
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A2 UK (UK also chemist's, US drugstore) a shop where you can buy medicines, make-up, and sometimes other things such as chocolate
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chemistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkemɪst/
a person who studies chemistry, or a scientist who works with chemicals or studies their reactions: He was a chemist who led several rubber research institutes in Malaysia. a forensic/industrial/nuclear/research chemist
UK ( also pharmacist, US also druggist) a person whose job is to prepare and sell medicines in a store: If you think that you may qualify for free prescriptions, ask the chemist for a receipt form.
UK (UK also chemist's, UK also chemist shop, also pharmacy, US also drugstore) COMMERCE a store where you can buy medicines, beauty products, products for washing your body, etc.: He is chairman of Boots, Britain's biggest chemist. Jane was a pharmacist in a chemist's in a small town.
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