optometrist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"optometrist" in British English

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optometristnoun [C]

uk   /ɒpˈtɒm.ə.trɪst/  us   /ɑːpˈtɑː.mə-/ US (UK optician)
someone whose ​job is ​examining people's ​eyes and ​sellingglasses or contactlenses to ​correctsightproblems
optometry
noun [U] uk   us   /-tri/ mainly US
(Definition of optometrist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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optometristnoun [C]

 us   /ɑpˈtɑm·ə·trɪst/
a ​persontrained to ​test the ​sight of ​people and to ​decide how ​best to ​improvetheirsight, if ​necessary, by ​orderingglasses or contact lenses for them
optometry
noun [U]  us   /ɑpˈtɑm·ə·tri/
She ​decided to ​study optometry.
(Definition of optometrist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “optometrist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 验光师, 配镜师…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驗光師, 配鏡師…
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