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optician

noun [C] uk   /ɒpˈtɪʃ.ən/ us    /ɑːp-/ UK
( UK also ophthalmic optician, US optometrist) someone whose job is examining people's eyes and selling glasses or contact lenses to correct sight problems US ( UK dispensing 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
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