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occupational therapy

noun [U] uk   us  
a way of treating mentally or physically ill people by getting them to do special activities
occupational therapist
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “occupational therapy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業療法, 職能治療…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业疗法…
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