Meaning of “occupational therapy” in the English Dictionary

"occupational therapy" in British English

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occupational therapynoun [ U ]

uk /ɒk.jʊˌpeɪ.ʃən.əl ˈθer.ə.pi/ us /ɑː.kjəˌpeɪ.ʃən.əl ˈθer.ə.pi/

a way of treating mentally or physically ill people by getting them to do special activities

occupational therapist
noun [ C ] uk us

(Definition of “occupational therapy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"occupational therapy" in Business English

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occupational therapynoun [ U ]

uk us

the treatment of people with mental or physical health problems by involving them in activities:

The staff provide physiotherapy and occupational therapy.

(Definition of “occupational therapy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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