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spectacles

/ (ˈspɛktəkəlz) /
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pl n

a pair of glasses for correcting defective visionOften (informal) shortened to: specs
pair of spectacles cricket a score of 0 in each innings of a match

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Medical definitions for spectacles

spectacles
[ spĕktə-kəlz ]

n.

glass
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