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English definition of “occupational therapy”

occupational therapy

noun [U] uk   us  
a way of treating mentally or physically ill people by getting them to do special activitiesPhysiotherapy, massage and osteopathy
occupational therapist
noun [C] uk   us  
Physiotherapy, massage and osteopathyDoctors and health workers generally
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