Meaning of “far-sighted” in the English Dictionary

"far-sighted" in British English

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far-sightedadjective

uk /ˌfɑːˈsaɪ.tɪd/ us /ˌfɑːrˈsaɪ.t̬ɪd/

far-sighted adjective (WISE)

UK having good judgment about what will be needed in the future and making wise decisions based on this:

Buying those shares was a very far-sighted move - they must be worth ten times their original value 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.

(Definition of “far-sighted” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)