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prac·ti·tion·er

 (prăk-tĭsh′ə-nər)
n.
One who practices something, especially an occupation, profession, or technique.

[Alteration of practician, from Old French practicien, from practiser, to practice; see practice.]

practitioner

(prækˈtɪʃənə)
n
1. (Professions) a person who practises a profession or art
2. (Christian Churches, other) Christian Science a person authorized to practise spiritual healing
[C16: from practician, from Old French praticien, from pratiquer to practise]

prac•ti•tion•er

(prækˈtɪʃ ə nər)

n.
1. a person engaged in the practice of a profession or occupation.
2. a person who practices something specified.
3. a person authorized to practice Christian Science healing.
[1535–45; alter. of practician (practic (al) + -ian) + -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.practitioner - someone who practices a learned professionpractitioner - someone who practices a learned profession
clinician - a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments
Gongorist - a practitioner of the affected elegant style of the Spanish poet Gongora
homeopath, homoeopath - a practitioner of homeopathy
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
Translations

practitioner

[prækˈtɪʃənəʳ] N
1. [of an art, a science] → practicante mf
2. (Med) → médico/a m/f
see also general C

practitioner

[prækˈtɪʃər] npraticien(ne) m/f
alternative practitioner → praticien de médecine douce
legal practitioner → avocat plaidant medical practitionerpraetorian guard [prɪˌtɔːriənˈgɑːrd] n
(HISTORY)garde f prétorienne
(fig)garde f prétorienne

practitioner

n (of method)Benutzer(in) m(f), → Anwender(in) m(f); (= medical practitioner)praktischer Arzt, praktische Ärztin; (= dental practitioner)Zahnarzt m/-ärztin f; (= legal practitioner)Rechtsanwalt m/-anwältin f; practitioners of this professiondiejenigen, die diesen Beruf ausüben; he is a practitioner of Zen Buddhismer ist ein Anhänger des Zen-Buddhismus ? general practitioner

practitioner

[prækˈtɪʃnəʳ] n (of an art) → professionista m/f (Med) → medico

practitioner

n practicante mf; (physician) clínico -ca mf; general — médico -ca mf generalista or general
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