Meaning of “sight-read” in the English Dictionary

"sight-read" in British English

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sight-readverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈsaɪt.riːd/ us /ˈsaɪt.riːd/
sight-reader
noun [ C ] uk /ˈsaɪtˌriː.dər/ us /ˈsaɪtˌriː.dɚ/

She's an expert sight-reader.
sight-reading
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsaɪtˌriː.dɪŋ/ us /ˈsaɪtˌriː.dɪŋ/

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

"sight-read" in American English

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sight-readverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈsɑɪtˌrid/

to play or sing written music the first time you see it

(Definition of “sight-read” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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