myopic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"myopic" in British English

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myopicadjective

uk   /maɪˈɒp.ɪk/  us   /-ˈɑː.pɪk/
specialized medical not ​able to ​seeclearly things that are ​far away disapproving unable to ​understand a ​situation or the way ​actions will ​affect it in the ​future: Their myopic ​refusal to ​act now will ​undoubtedlycauseproblems in the ​future.
(Definition of myopic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"myopic" in American English

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myopicadjective

 us   /mɑɪˈɑp·ɪk, -ˈoʊ·pɪk/ (also nearsighted, near-sighted)
unable to ​seeclearly things that are ​far away
(Definition of myopic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “myopic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 近视的, 目光短浅的,缺乏深谋远虑的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 近視的, 目光短淺的,缺乏深謀遠慮的…
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