Meaning of “surgeon” in the English Dictionary

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"surgeon" in British English

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surgeonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɜː.dʒən/ us /ˈsɝː.dʒən/


  • The surgeon makes a small incision into which a tube is inserted.
  • Winifred nurtured ambitions for her daughter to be a surgeon.
  • The surgeon did everything in her power to save him.
  • The surgeon was accused of negligence.
  • His finger was cut off when he caught it in a machine, but the surgeon was able to sew it back on.

(Definition of “surgeon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"surgeon" in American English

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surgeonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɜr·dʒən/

(Definition of “surgeon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)