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private practice

noun
1.
the practice of one's profession as an independent rather than as an employee.
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  • More had gradually built up for himself an extensive and lucrative private practice, when he was drawn into the king's service.
  • It was easy to see why he had not been successful in private practice.
  • Instead, he went into private practice and continued to do research.
  • He is a psychiatrist with a private practice and is also attached to one of the major city hospitals.
  • Now a lawyer in private practice, he has had contacts with major sports programs and anticipates more in the future.
  • Expect to pay approximately the going rate for a psychologist in private practice in your area.
  • Secondly, university scholarship however technical is not a private practice between consenting adults.
  • Berger-after a lifetime in government and private practice-has had an extraordinary second career since his retirement.
  • Doctors working in the primary sector are usually self-employed or in private practice.
  • In particular, they scorn proposals to allow hospital trusts to make money from private practice.
British Dictionary definitions for private practice

private practice

noun
1.
(Brit) medical practice that is not part of the National Health Service
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