Definition of 'visionary'
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An excited little man with the staring eyes of a visionary, who harangued us for hours on end about the imminence of apocalypse. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2003)Lord Carstairs, traveller, visionary, occultist, magician, speaking through a portrait painted by the man who had inherited his bloodline? SANDS OF TIME (2003)
The big corporations - and the small - seldom shared their hot-button results, certainly not with visionary pioneers. VITALS (2003)
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Translations for 'visionary'
British English: visionary NOUN
If you refer to someone as a visionary, you mean that they have strong, original ideas about how things might be different in the future, especially about how things might be improved.
He is more than just a risk taker. He is a visionary.
British English: visionary ADJECTIVE
You use visionary to describe the strong, original ideas of a visionary.
Many are hailing his ideas as visionary.
Definition of visionary from the Collins English Dictionary
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