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GP

noun
     
GP British English ; G.P. American English [countable]
MN
general practitioner
a doctor who is trained in general medicine and treats people in a particular area or town:
I've got an appointment with my GP at five o'clock.
WORD FOCUS: doctor WORD FOCUS: doctor
similar words: physician especially AmE, GP British English, consultant, registrar

a doctor who does operations: surgeon

a doctor who treats mental illnesses: psychiatrist, psychotherapist, shrink informal

a doctor who treats people's teeth: dentist, orthodontist

a doctor who treats animals: vet, veterinarian especially AmE

someone who is training to be a doctor: medical student, intern American English

the place where you go to see your doctor: surgery British English, office American English


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