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"bifocals" in British English

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bifocalsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˌbaɪˈfəʊ.kəlz/  us   /-ˈfoʊ-/
glasses with lenses that are ​divided into two ​parts. The ​upperhalf is for ​looking at things ​far away and the ​lowerhalf is for ​reading or for ​looking at things that are near.
bifocal
adjective uk   us   /-kəl/
bifocal ​lenses
(Definition of bifocals from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bifocalsplural noun

 us   /ˈbɑɪˌfoʊ·kəlz, bɑɪˈfoʊ-/
glasses with an ​upperpart for ​looking at things ​far away and a ​lowerpart for ​reading or ​looking at things that are near
bifocal
adjective [not gradable]  us   /bɑɪˈfoʊ·kəl, ˈbɑɪˌfoʊ-/
bifocal ​lenses
(Definition of bifocals from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bifocals”
in Chinese (Simplified) 双光眼镜…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遠視近視兩用的眼鏡…
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