The definition of a practitioner is someone practicing a skilled profession for which special education or licensing is required.(noun)
A doctor who practices medicine is an example of a practitioner.
See practitioner in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < earlier practician, one qualified by practice (< MFr practicien: see practice & -ian) + -er
See practitioner in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration of practician
Origin: , from Old French practicien
Origin: , from practiser, to practice; see practice.
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