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English definition of “deep-set”

deep-set

adjective     /ˌdiːpˈset/
describes eyes that are far back in the bones of the face The eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes
(Definition of deep-set adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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