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Definition of 'short-sighted'

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This is a dangerous and short-sighted view. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a very short-sighted plan. The Sun (2014)That it is wrong, short-sighted and essentially counterproductive to play political games at work? Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a madly short-sighted view of the worth and value of long-term relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That seems a short-sighted view. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One Cabinet minister fears that this approach is dangerously short-sighted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'short-sighted'

British English: short-sighted /ˈʃɔːtˈsaɪtɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are short-sighted, you cannot see things properly when they are far away, because there is something wrong with your eyes.
Testing showed her to be very short-sighted.
  • American English: near-sighted
  • Arabic: قَصِيرُ النَّظْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: míope
  • Chinese: 近视的
  • Croatian: kratkovidan
  • Czech: krátkozraký
  • Danish: nærsynet
  • Dutch: bijziend
  • European Spanish: miope
  • Finnish: lyhytnäköinen
  • French: myope
  • German: kurzsichtig
  • Greek: μυωπικός
  • Italian: miope
  • Japanese: 近視の
  • Korean: 근시의
  • Norwegian: nærsynt
  • Polish: krótkowzroczny
  • European Portuguese: míope
  • Romanian: miop
  • Russian: близорукий
  • Latin American Spanish: miope
  • Swedish: närsynt
  • Thai: ซึ่งมีสายตาสั้น
  • Turkish: miyop
  • Ukrainian: короткозорий
  • Vietnamese: bị cận thị

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Definition of short-sighted from the Collins English Dictionary
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