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Definition of "practitioner" []

  • One who practices something, especially an occupation, profession, or technique. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "practitioner" in a sentence
  • "My NHS general practitioner is a good guy who knows what he's doing - so good, in fact, that retaining his services is a major factor in determining whether or not I move house in the future, because if I move he might not be able to retain me on his books."
  • "Inks can become paradoxically darker, skin areas can blanch, and if the practitioner is working near lashes and brows, hair follicles can become damaged leading to permanent hair loss."
  • "To internationally renowned monk Thich Nhat Hanh, the meditation practitioner is like a lotus flower in the process of unfolding."