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1patient/ˈpeɪʃənt/adjective
1patient
/ˈpeɪʃənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of PATIENT  
[more patient; most patient]
: able to remain calm and not become annoyed when waiting for a long time or when dealing with problems or difficult people — often + with
— opposite impatient
: done in a careful way over a long period of time without hurrying

— patiently

adverb
2patient/ˈpeɪʃənt/noun
pluralpatients
2patient
/ˈpeɪʃənt/
noun
pluralpatients
Learner's definition of PATIENT  
[count]
: a person who receives medical care or treatment
— see also inpatient, outpatient
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