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optometrist

noun [C] uk   /ɒpˈtɒm.ə.trɪst/ us    /ɑːpˈtɑː.mə-/ US (UK optician)
someone whose job is examining people's eyes and selling glasses or contact lenses to correct sight problems
optometry
noun [U] uk   /-tri/ mainly US us  
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