Definitions for practitionerprækˈtɪʃ ə nər

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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

  4. Origin: [From Practician.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Dundon:

    Boundaries erode all the time between practitioner and taxpayer.

  2. Kirstie Wilson:

    It took me four months of going back and forth to my GP (general practitioner) before I was given a [Pap] smear test.

  3. Joyce Varner:

    I began to see this problem in the 1990s as a nurse practitioner, i see a lot of sadness and regret on the part of the elderly people who decided not to have children.

  4. Bassam Abu Hamad:

    In Maha's case, the doctor - a general practitioner - said that continuing to visit mental health services would affect her reputation and she would be stigmatised forever.

  5. Alberto Gutierrez:

    The FDA believes that in many circumstances it is not necessary for consumers to go through a licensed practitioner to have direct access to their personal genetic information.

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