private practice

the practice of one's profession as an independent rather than as an employee. Unabridged
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private practice
(Brit) medical practice that is not part of the National Health Service

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Example sentences
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.
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