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English definition of “sight-read”

sight-read

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈsaɪt.riːd/ us  
to play or sing written music the first time you see itPlaying musicSinging in generalWriting, reading and studying music
sight-reader
noun [C] uk   /ˈsaitˌriː.dər/ us    /-dɚ/
She's an expert sight-reader.Musicians
sight-reading
noun [U] uk   /ˈsaɪtˌriː.dɪŋ/ us  
Playing musicSinging in generalWriting, reading and studying music
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