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A doctor based in the community who treats patients with minor or chronic illnesses and refers those with serious conditions to a hospital.‘her GP prescribed an antibiotic’‘my dad was a GP in Salford’
- ‘As Tracey points out, feeling angry is not exactly a complaint that you can take to your GP.’
- ‘The British Medical Association's (BMA) General Practitioners Committee survey was sent to over 42,000 GPs in the UK.’
- ‘There is a need to invest in human resources and provide sufficient nurses and GPs to service the population.’
- ‘If you are interested in having day surgery, first ask your GP whether the local hospital has a unit and whether he/she would recommend you for treatment there.’
- ‘Maxine found herself tired and lethargic and eventually consulted her GP, who informed her that she was deficient in several key minerals.’
- ‘When you apply for, say, life insurance, a life company may ask your GP for a medical report.’
- ‘She thought that it might be a consequence of drinking too much orange juice but her GP was worried about meningitis.’
- ‘A quarter of these people were receiving treatment from their GP for stress, depression and anxiety.’
- ‘On Wednesday her GP prescribed an antibiotic.’
- ‘Before starting any diet consult your GP.’
Late 19th century: shortening of general practitioner.
- short for grand prix
- ‘The Monaco GP was a bit of a procession, with very few overtaking manoeuvres.’
- ‘Only six drivers have won the Monaco GP three times.’
- ‘It was the 27th Austrian GP, which has been held on different circuits since 1964, with Alain Prost winning a record three times.’
- ‘The Japanese GP was won by his factory Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa, keeping alive Pedrosa's hopes to lift his first premier-class title.’
- ‘Nico Rosberg clinched another pole position for today's GP in Madrid but insists he won't collapse like he did in Bahrain.’
- ‘Lewis Hamilton has just won three GPs in a row.’
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