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“optometrist” in British English

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optometristnoun [ C ]

uk /ɒpˈtɒm.ə.trɪst/ us /ɑːpˈtɑː.mə.trɪst/ US UK optician

someone whose job is examining people's eyes and selling glasses or contact lenses to correct sight problems

optometry
noun [ U ] uk /ɒpˈtɒm.ə.tri/ us /ɑːpˈtɑː.mə.tri/ mainly US

(Definition of “optometrist” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“optometrist” in American English

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optometristnoun [ C ]

us /ɑpˈtɑm·ə·trɪst/

a person trained to test the sight of people and to decide how best to improve their sight, if necessary, by ordering glasses 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)

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