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English definition of “blind spot”

blind spot

noun [C] (PLACE NOT SEEN) /ˈblɑɪnd ˌspɑt/
an area outside your car that you cannot see, esp. in your mirror, when driving
(Definition of blind spot noun (PLACE NOT SEEN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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