Definition of 'surgeon'
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He should have taken his family's advice and become a surgeon or an airplane mechanic, he thought wryly. DOLL'S EYES (2002)Allegra was a genuinely loved star and her portrayal of a brilliant surgeon on the show had already garnered her many awards. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)I tried to get the surgeon to understand that she just needed time to get used to the idea. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2002)
He checked on Fogelman, who was being cared for by two medics and a flight surgeon. CHAINS OF COMMAND (2002)
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Translations for 'surgeon'
British English: surgeon /ˈsɜːdʒən/ NOUN
A surgeon is a doctor who performs surgery.
...a heart surgeon.
- American English: surgeon
- Arabic: جَرَّاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: cirurgião
- Chinese: 外科医生
- Croatian: kirurg
- Czech: chirurg
- Danish: kirurg
- Dutch: chirurg
- European Spanish: cirujano
- Finnish: kirurgi
- French: chirurgien
- German: Chirurg
- Greek: χειρουργός
- Italian: chirurgo
- Japanese: 外科医
- Korean: 외과의사
- Norwegian: kirurg
- Polish: chirurg
- European Portuguese: cirurgião
- Romanian: chirurg
- Russian: хирург
- Spanish: cirujano
- Swedish: kirurg
- Thai: แพทย์ผ่าตัด
- Turkish: cerrah
- Ukrainian: хірург
- Vietnamese: bác sĩ phẫu thuật
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