Meaning of “cosmetic surgery” in the English Dictionary

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cosmetic surgerynoun [ C/U ]

us /kɑzˈmet̬·ɪk ˈsɜr·dʒə·ri/

any medical operation that is intended to improve someone’s appearance rather than someone’s health

(Definition of “cosmetic surgery” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)