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.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a person who practices a profession, art, etc.: a medical practitioner
- ☆ a Christian Science healer
Origin: < earlier practician, one qualified by practice (< MFr practicien: see practice & -ian) + -er
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Origin: Alteration of practician, from Old French practicien, from practiser, to practice; see practice.
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