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[ den-tist ]SHOW IPA / ˈdɛn tɪst /PHONETIC RESPELLING noun QUIZZES CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ

[ den-tist ]

/ ˈdɛn tɪst /


noun

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CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?

Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement”!

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Origin of dentist

1750–60; dentiste, equivalent to dent tooth (see dent2) + -iste -ist

Words nearby dentist

dentinoid, dentinoma, dentinum, dentiparous, dentirostral, dentist, dentistry, dentition, dento-, dentoalveolar, dentoalveolar abscess

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