tunnel vision Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tunnel visionnoun [U]

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tunnel vision noun [U] (SEEING)

a ​medicalcondition that makes someone ​see only things that are ​directly in ​front of them

tunnel vision noun [U] (THINKING)

disapproving the ​fact that someone ​considers only one ​part of a ​problem or ​situation, or ​holds a ​singleopinionrather than having a more ​generalunderstanding
(Definition of tunnel vision from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tunnel vision”
in Chinese (Simplified) 看, 管状视,视野狭隘(一种眼疾)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看, 管狀視,視野狹隘(一種眼疾)…
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