far-sighted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “far-sighted” in the English Dictionary

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uk   /ˌfɑːˈsaɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˌfɑːrˈsaɪ.t̬ɪd/

far-sighted adjective (WISE)

UK having good ​judgment about what will be ​needed in the ​future and making ​wisedecisionsbased on this: Buying those ​shares was a very far-sighted ​move - they must be ​worth ten ​timestheiroriginalvalue now.

far-sighted adjective (SEEING)

US (UK long-sighted) able to ​see things ​clearly that are ​far away but not things that are near you: I'm so far-sighted, I can't ​read the ​newspaper without my ​glasses.
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