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Meaning of PRACTITIONER

Pronunciation:  prak'tishunur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who practices a learned profession
 

PRACTITIONER is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: practician
 
 See Also: clinician, homeopath, homoeopath, professional, professional person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prac*ti"tion*er\, n. [From {Practician}.]
1. One who is engaged in the actual use or exercise of any
   art or profession, particularly that of law or medicine.
   --Crabbe.

2. One who does anything customarily or habitually.

3. A sly or artful person. --Whitgift.

{General practitioner}. See under {General}, 2.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: actor, agent, architect, author, creator, doer, executant, executor, executrix, fabricator, maker, medium, mover, operant, operative, operator, performer, perpetrator, prime mover, producer, subject, worker
 

 

 

 

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