Meaning of “visual” in the English Dictionary

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"visual" in British English

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visualadjective

uk /ˈvɪʒ.u.əl/ us /ˈvɪʒ.u.əl/

B2 relating to seeing:

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  • The festival is to encompass everything from music, theatre and ballet to literature, cinema and the visual arts.
  • The mirrors provide a visual stimulus for the babies.
  • The rooms do not have much visual interest.
  • The visual images in his work are very striking.
  • The tower blocks made a huge visual impact on the skyline.

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

"visual" in American English

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visualadjective

us /ˈvɪʒ·u·əl/

relating to seeing:

These animals have excellent visual ability/acuity.

(Definition of “visual” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)