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1Having long sight.
- ‘Left untreated, young children who are long-sighted may eventually lose vision in one eye.’
- ‘Mr. Ramsay is long-sighted, able to see clearly at a distance, but his view is often blocked by obstacles at close range.’
- ‘If you are diagnosed as long-sighted, it is likely that your optician will prescribe glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision.’
- ‘We all get long-sighted as we get older, and the red end of the spectrum is where we are first affected.’
- ‘They also check that a child can follow movement in the normal field of vision (looking up, down, and side to side), and is not short-sighted or long-sighted.’
- ‘In fact, many get so long-sighted they need reading glasses.’
- 1.1Having imagination or foresight.
- ‘I think it the most long-sighted view it is possible to take.’
- ‘While some of its specifics are a problem, the overall argument provides a coherent, long-sighted perspective on this most restive period in the history of the stage.’
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