sight-read Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sight-read" in British English

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sight-readverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪt.riːd/
to ​play or ​sing written ​music the first ​time you ​see it
sight-reader
noun [C] uk   /ˈsaitˌriː.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
She's an ​expert sight-reader.
sight-reading
noun [U] uk   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)
Translations of “sight-read”
in Chinese (Simplified) 视唱, 视奏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 視唱, 視奏…
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