practitioner

Part of speech: noun

A physician.

Part of speech: noun

One who practises an art or profession.

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Usage examples "practitioner":

  1. Even to an observation less skilled than that of the expert medical practitioner the signs of swift and speedy dissolution were written on the insignificant, once pretty, little face. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.
  2. Now that he had departed, it seemed obvious that she was destined to take his place as the village practitioner. - "The Blue Envelope", Roy J. Snell.
  3. In fact, her parents objected to Doctor Morton on account of his profession, and it was only after his promise to study medicine and become a regular practitioner that they consented to the match. - "Cambridge Sketches", Frank Preston Stearns.