[ den-tist ]
/ ˈdɛn tɪst /
CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement”!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of dentist
Words nearby dentist
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Example sentences from the Web for dentist
British Dictionary definitions for dentist
a person qualified to practise dentistry
Word Origin for dentist
C18: from French dentiste, from dent tooth
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Medical definitions for dentist
A person who is trained and licensed to practice dentistry.
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