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Meaning of “dentist” - Learner’s Dictionary

dentist

noun [C]     /ˈdentɪst/
A2 someone who examines and repairs teeth: I have a dentist's appointment tomorrow.DentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teethDoctors and health workers generally
dentistry noun [U]
the subject or job of examining and repairing teethDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth
Translations of “dentist”
in Arabic طَبيب أسْنان…
in Korean 치과의사…
in Malaysian doktor gigi…
in French dentiste…
in Turkish diş hekimi, dişçi…
in Italian dentista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牙科醫生…
in Russian стоматолог…
in Polish dentyst-a/ka, stomatolog…
in Vietnamese nha sỹ…
in Spanish dentista, odontólogo…
in Portuguese dentista…
in Thai ทันตแพทย์…
in German der Zahnarzt…
in Catalan dentista…
in Japanese 歯医者…
in Indonesian dokter gigi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牙科医生…
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