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Meaning of “cosmetic surgery” in the English Dictionary

"cosmetic surgery" in British English

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cosmetic surgerynoun [U]

uk   us  
any ​medicaloperation that is ​intended to ​improve a person's ​appearancerather than ​theirhealth
(Definition of cosmetic surgery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cosmetic surgerynoun [C/U]

 us   /kɑzˈmet̬·ɪk ˈsɜr·dʒə·ri/
any ​medicaloperation that is ​intended to ​improve someone’s ​appearancerather than someone’s ​health
(Definition of cosmetic surgery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cosmetic surgery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 整容外科手术…
in Turkish güzelleşmek için yapılan tıbbi müdahale/ameliyat…
in Russian косметическая операция…
in Chinese (Traditional) 整容外科手術…
in Polish operacja plastyczna…
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