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|part of speech:
||one who is active or expert in the field of chemistry.
||a person who dispenses medicines by prescription.
||(chiefly British) a shop where medicines are sold by prescription, as well as other articles for health, beauty, and personal cleansing; drugstore.
I bought some soap and shampoo at the chemist.
The word chemist
contains the following part:
that means person who does or believes in
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Many words ending in -ist
have a corresponding abstract noun form ending in -ism.