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English definition of “blind spot”

blind spot

noun [C] (SUBJECT NOT UNDERSTOOD)   /ˈblɑɪnd ˌspɑt/
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.
(Definition of blind spot noun (SUBJECT NOT UNDERSTOOD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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