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English definition of “short-sighted”


adjective (SIGHT)    /ˌʃɔːtˈsaɪ.tɪd/ US  /ˌʃɔːrtˈsaɪ.t̬ɪd/ (US also nearsighted)
C2 describes someone who can only clearly see objects that are close to themEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasers short-sightedness     /-nəs/ noun [U] (US also nearsightedness)
(Definition of short-sighted adjective (SIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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