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blind spot

noun [C]  /ˈblɑɪnd ˌspɑt/ us  

blind spot noun [C] (PLACE NOT SEEN)

an area outside your car that you cannot see, esp. in your mirror, when driving

blind spot noun [C] (SUBJECT NOT UNDERSTOOD)

a subject or area in which someone's ability to understand is weak or lacking: He was a great scientist, but he had his blind spots.
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