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Doctor (title) - Wikipedia
OverviewOriginsDoctor as a nounForms of addressUsage by medical practitioners in the UK and culturally-related countriesWorldwide usageAbbreviationHonorary doctoratesDoctor is an academic title that originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning. The word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin verb docēre [dɔˈkeːrɛ] 'to teach'. It has been used as an academic title in Europe since the 13th century, when the first doctorates were awarded at the University of Bologna and the University of Paris.