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verb doctor pronunciation in American English /ˈdɑktər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydoctor
he/she/itdoctors
present participledoctoring
past tensedoctored
past participledoctored
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to change something, especially facts or numbers, in order to make people believe something that is not true
    Experts suspected the police evidence had been doctored.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to add a substance to food or drink, especially a harmful substance
    We suspected that the horse’s feed had been doctored with drugs.
    doctor up (=improve): I had to doctor up the soup a little to make it taste better.
  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] American informal to cure or treat a person or an illness
    He’s been doctoring for over 40 years.

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