Definitions for practitionerprækˈtɪʃ ə nər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prac•ti•tion•erprækˈtɪʃ 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.

    Category: Religion

Origin of practitioner:

1535–45; alter. of practician (practic (al ) + -ian ) + -er1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. practitioner, practician(noun)

    someone who practices a learned profession


  1. practitioner(Noun)

    A person who practices a profession or art.

  2. Origin: Formerly practicioner for *, from practician + -er (the suffix unnecessarily added, as in musicianer).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Practitioner(noun)

    one who is engaged in the actual use or exercise of any art or profession, particularly that of law or medicine

  2. Practitioner(noun)

    one who does anything customarily or habitually

  3. Practitioner(noun)

    a sly or artful person

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'practitioner' in Nouns Frequency: #1362


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