Definition of general practice noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    general practice

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    [uncountable, countable] Conventional medicine
     
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  1. 1(especially British English) the work of a doctor who treats people in the community rather than at a hospital and who is not a specialist in one particular area of medicine; a place where a doctor like this works to be in general practice She runs a general practice in Hull. See related entries: Conventional medicine
  2. 2(especially North American English) the work of a lawyer who deals with all kinds of legal cases and who is not a specialist in one particular area of law; the place where a lawyer like this works
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