Definition of therapist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    therapist

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈθɛrəpɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1(especially in compounds) a specialist who treats a particular type of illness or problem, or who uses a particular type of treatment a speech therapist a beauty therapist see also occupational therapist, physical therapist
  2. 2 = psychotherapy
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