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Occupational Therapy -- a definition


Frequency (in current use):  
Origin: Formed within English, by derivation. Etymons: occupation n.-al suffix1.
Etymology: occupation n. + -al suffix1.

  Of or belonging to an occupation or occupations (chiefly with reference to occupationn. 

occupational therapist  n. a person who performs occupational therapy.

  occupational therapy n. the use of activities or equipment involved in daily living, work, and recreation to assist recovery from illness, injury, or disability and to improve independence and quality of life; also in extended use.

"occupational, adj." OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2017. Web. 6 September 2017.

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