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Or make doctors responsible for patients being eligible for treatment like in many other countries. The Sun (2016)Doctors also say that younger patients are less willing to wait for surgery than in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They compete with the other students so they can become doctors or suchlike. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hospital stressed that the technology would give doctors an extra tool and opinion and would not replace human expertise or input. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In many areas of medicine, doctors and families decide on treatment without recourse to the courts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I took four tests altogether before we booked a doctor's appointment to have it officially confirmed. The Sun (2016)Britain's most senior doctors demanded an end to strike action by junior colleagues last night as they warned that a new wave of walkouts would harm patients. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hands clutch bottles or repeat prescriptions for pills as they make another weekly appointment with the doctor. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)The doctor had given her a lot of morphine because she was obviously in incredible pain. The Sun (2009)Thirteen universities awarded him honorary doctor of science degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Your doctor may also suggest following a low salt diet. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)There was one drug that the doctors thought might save her. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)In the end the doctors agreed not to discharge my mother that night. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They also complained they could not get appointments to see a doctor or a dentist. The Sun (2008)Your doctor may suggest medicines that can help. Beat Jet Lag - arrive alert and stay alert (1991)What is in it for you if your son becomes a doctor? POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Perhaps the doctors could practise in the mornings and manage in the afternoons or vice versa? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The government wants to make junior doctors work more weekends for no more pay. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Doctors have a history of cruelty towards the fuller patient. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Western doctors have also lobbied for prices to be brought down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Doctors know that drug reps have an agenda and approach their advice with scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was going up to be made an honorary doctor, and made me come with him. The Daisy Chain (1837)One aid worker said there was only one doctor in a camp holding 44,000 people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Working life Opportunities for doctors and academics as there are two hospitals and two universities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One that pits public opinion against that of the Church and doctors sworn to preserve life. The Sun (2014)All she had done was to go for a routine doctor's appointment. Christianity Today (2000)Doctors now give him a 50 per cent survival chance. The Sun (2011)It would be nice to have the doctor's degree on the wall next to the discs. The Sun (2011)A doctor at one camp warned of an impending health disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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British English: doctor /ˈdɒktə/ NOUN
A doctor is someone who is qualified in medicine and treats people who are ill.
Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting your doctor.
- American English: doctor
- Arabic: طَبِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: médico
- Chinese: 医生
- Croatian: liječnik
- Czech: lékař
- Danish: læge
- Dutch: dokter
- European Spanish: médico
- Finnish: lääkäri
- French: docteur
- German: Arzt
- Greek: γιατρός
- Italian: dottore
- Japanese: 医者
- Korean: 의사
- Norwegian: lege
- Polish: lekarz
- European Portuguese: médico
- Romanian: doctor
- Russian: врач
- Spanish: doctor
- Swedish: läkare
- Thai: แพทย์
- Turkish: doktor
- Ukrainian: лікар
- Vietnamese: bác sĩ
British English: doctor VERB
If someone doctors something, they change it in order to deceive people.
They doctored the prints to make her look as awful as possible.
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