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English definition of “dispensing optician”

dispensing optician

noun [C]     UK (US optician)
a person whose job is fitting and selling glasses and contact lenses to correct sight problems, but who does not examine people's eyes → Compare opticianEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasers
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