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English definition of “in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king”

in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

UK saying
said about a difficult situation in which someone with only a few skills is in a better position and more successful than those people who have none
(Definition of in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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