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Noun dr. has 2 senses
- doctor, Dr. - a person who holds Ph.D. degree from an academic institution; "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
--1 is a kind of scholar, scholarly person, student
- doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
--2 is a kind of medical practitioner, medical man
--2 is a member of doctor-patient relation
--2 has particulars:
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