See also: bácsi

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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese word from 博士, borrowing from Japanese 博士 ‎(hakushi, Ph.D.), from Middle Chinese 博士 ‎(pak dzriX, court academician); also probably by analogy with European languages, such as English doctor, French docteur ‎(Ph.D.; physician).

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NounEdit

bác

  1. a doctor; a physician

Usage notesEdit

  • The modern sense of bác sĩ is considered a misapplication of the term by some lexicographers. A modern "bác sĩ" is not necessarily a doctor (one who achieves a doctorate), but any one who practices medicine who has graduated from a medical school.

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