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mor·ti·cian

 (môr-tĭsh′ən)
[Latin mors, mort-, death; see mortal + -ician.]
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mortician

(mɔːˈtɪʃən)
n
(Professions) chiefly US another word for undertaker
[C19: from mortuary + -ician, as in physician]
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fu′neral direc`tor


n.
a person, usu. a licensed embalmer, who supervises or conducts the preparation of the dead for burial and directs or arranges funerals.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortician - one whose business is the management of funeralsmortician - one whose business is the management of funerals
embalmer - a mortician who treats corpses with preservatives
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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Translations
حَانُوتِيّمُجَهِّز الجنازات
funebrákmajitel/zaměstanec pohřebního ústavuzřízenec pohřebního ústavu
bedemand
hautausurakoitsija
pogrebnik
útfararstjóri
葬儀屋
장의사
laidotuvių biuro savininkas
apbedīšanas biroja īpašnieks
zamestnanec pohrebnej služby
begravningsentreprenör
สัปเหร่อ
người làm dịch vụ mai táng

mortician

[mɔːˈtɪʃən] N (US) → director/a m/f de pompas fúnebres
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mortician

[mɔːrˈtɪʃən] n (US)entrepreneur m de pompes funèbres
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mortician

n (US) → Bestattungsunternehmer(in) m(f)
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mortician

[mɔːˈtɪʃən] n (Am) → impresario di pompe funebri
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mortician

(moːrˈtiʃən) noun
(American) an undertaker.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

mortician

حَانُوتِيّ zřízenec pohřebního ústavu bedemand Leichenbestatter εργολάβος κηδειών director de pompas funebres, director de pompas fúnebres hautausurakoitsija entrepreneur des pompes funèbres pogrebnik impresario di pompe funebri 葬儀屋 장의사 begrafenisondernemer begravelsesbyrå przedsiębiorca pogrzebowy agente funerário гробовщик begravningsentreprenör สัปเหร่อ cenaze levazımatçısı người làm dịch vụ mai táng 丧事承办人
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An author, mortician and death activist, Doughty has filled her third book with answers to questions posed to her by children--who tend to ask, with characteristic bluntness, about the gruesome details that adults won't.
Working at the mortuary is one of the jobs that have for a long time not featured on the list of options for many people, especially women.But 34-year-old Eva Ngima prides herself in being the lead and only female mortician at Nyeri County Referral Hospital, one of the largest and busiest facility in the entire Mt Kenya region.
ChloA' Sevigny plays an eccentric Scottish mortician who carries a samurai sword.
She had already completed several courses at Southeastern Illinois College in pursuit of a mortuary science degree and becoming a mortician. Shelby was always full of life and laughter and touched so many lives.
Caitlin Doughty, mortician and best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematory and From Here to Eternity, deliberately set out to bring death into the light.
The second instance of secondary transmission, reported in 2016, occurred in a mortician who handled the body of a healthcare worker who was evacuated from Togo to Germany and diagnosed with Lassa fever retrospectively.
As detectives continue to investigate the grisly murder of a 27-year-old NTU graduate, Huang I-min, by her 28-year-old jealous boxer boyfriend, Gary Chu, officials have been unable to find her internal organs among the eight bags that her body was disposed in, and a mortician theorizes that the suspect might have eaten them.
'To be the communications czar of Duterte, one has to be an expert mortician undertaking the post-mortem embellishment of the President's crude and unfounded pronouncements and policies, and must be able to subdue one's conscience in order to emote platitudes,' Lagman said.
Mr Edwards, a former funeral mortician, said: "I felt gutted, totally at a loss and demoralised.
It stars former Corrie and Emmerdale star Bill Ward as Roy Grace and Strictly Come Dancing's Laura Whitmore as Chief Mortician Cleo Morey and is particularly prized by the author.
Mortician If you survive a walk through the Scream Factory mine, Mr Mortician will welcome you with open arms to the Scream Factory mortuary.