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English definition of “blind”

blind

verb [T] (DAMAGE SIGHT)    /blaɪnd/
to make someone unable to see, permanently or for a short time: She was blinded in an accident at an early age. Turning the corner the sun blinded me, so I didn't see the other car.Eyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesThe eye and surrounding areaOptics, microscopy and lasersHandicap and the disabled
(Definition of blind verb (DAMAGE SIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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