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visionary

noun [C]     /ˈvɪʒənri/ US   /ˈvɪʒəneri/ (plural visionaries)
a person who has the ability to imagine how something will develop in the future : He's perhaps the pre-eminent visionary in the area of direct marketing .
(Definition of visionary noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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