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Definition of CBT noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

CBT

 nounnoun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsiː biː ˈtiː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsiː biː ˈtiː//
 
(also cognitive behavioural therapy
BrE BrE//ˌkɒɡnətɪv bɪˌheɪvjərəl ˈθerəpi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːɡnətɪv bɪˌheɪvjərəl ˈθerəpi//
 
, cognitive therapy
BrE BrE//ˌkɒɡnətɪv ˈθerəpi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːɡnətɪv ˈθerəpi//
 
)
noun [uncountable]
 
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a type of psychotherapy in which you are encouraged to change the way you think about yourself and the world
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: CBT