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blue-skyadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌbluːˈskaɪ/
using the ​imagination to ​think of ​ideas that do not ​yet have ​practical uses or make ​money: blue-sky research blue-sky thinking
(Definition of blue-sky from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blue-skyadjective

uk   us  
blue-sky thinking ways of ​thinking about a ​subject or ​dealing with a problem that are new and ​original but may not always be practical: What we need at the moment is ​specialistknowledge and ​implementation rather than blue-sky ​thinking.
(Definition of blue-sky from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blue-sky”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不切实际的, 不赚钱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不切實際的, 不賺錢的…
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