Definitions for practitionerprækˈtɪʃ ə nər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
prac•ti•tion•erprækˈtɪʃ ə nər(n.)
a person engaged in the practice of a profession or occupation.
a person who practices something specified.
a person authorized to practice Christian Science healing.
Origin of practitioner:
1535–45; alter. of practician (practic (al ) + -ian ) + -er1
someone who practices a learned profession
A person who practices a profession or art.
Origin: Formerly practicioner for *, from practician + -er (the suffix unnecessarily added, as in musicianer).
one who is engaged in the actual use or exercise of any art or profession, particularly that of law or medicine
one who does anything customarily or habitually
a sly or artful person
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'practitioner' in Nouns Frequency: #1362
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