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bifocalsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˌbaɪˈfəʊ.kəlz/  us   /ˌbaɪˈfoʊ.kəlz/
glasses with lenses that are divided into two parts. The upper half is for looking at things far away and the lower half is for reading or for looking at things that are near.
bifocal
adjective uk   /ˌbaɪˈfəʊ.kəl/  us   /ˌbaɪˈfoʊ.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 upper part for looking at things far away and a lower part 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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