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sight

noun /sait/
the act or power of seeing
vista
The blind man had lost his sight in the war.
the area within which things can be seen by someone
vista
The boat was within sight of land The end of our troubles is in sight.
something worth seeing
atracción turística
She took her visitors to see the sights of London.
a view or glimpse
visión
The mountain is a magnificent sight at sunset.
something seen that is unusual, ridiculous, shocking etc
figura
She’s quite a sight in that hat.
(on a gun etc) an apparatus to guide the eye in taking aim
mira
This rifle has a detachable sight.
sightseeing noun visiting the chief buildings, places of interest etc of an area
turismo
(also adjective) a sightseeing tour.
sightseer noun
turista
a coachload of sightseers.
catch sight of to get a brief view of; to begin to see
ver, divisar
He caught sight of her as she came round the corner.
lose sight of to stop being able to see
perder de vista
She lost sight of him in the crowd.
(Definition of sight from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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