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English definition of “sight-read”


verb [I or T]     /ˈsaɪt.riːd/
to play or sing written music the first time you see itPlaying musicSinging in generalWriting, reading and studying music sight-reader     /ˈsaitˌriː.dər/ US  /-dɚ/ noun [C] She's an expert sight-reader.Musicians sight-reading     /ˈsaɪtˌriː.dɪŋ/ noun [U] Playing musicSinging in generalWriting, reading and studying music
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