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English

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Adjective

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  1. content to wait if necessary; Not losing one's temper while waiting; not bothered with having to wait; not unwilling to wait

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Noun

Singular
patient

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  1. A person or animal who receives treatment from a doctor or other medically educated person.

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French

Pronunciation

Adjective

patient m. (f. patiente, m. plural patients, f. plural patientes)

  1. patient

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Noun

patient m. (plural patients; feminine patiente, plural patientes)

  1. a patient, an outpatient

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