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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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long-sightedˌlong-ˈsighted adjective British English  HBHMIable to see objects or read things clearly only when they are far from your eyes opp short-sighted syn far-sighted American English
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long-sightedMy daughter's long-sighted and wears reading glasses.We become more long-sighted as we grow older, and our glasses need to be more powerful.A long-sighted contrarian might now dump equities for buildings.She attempted a smile, head tilted back, long-sighted eyes drained of most of their blue by the afternoon light.His long-sighted eyes reflected gold back to the sunset, and the brightness did not fade as the sun went down.Until now, long-sighted people have to wear glasses or contact lenses to see the world in sharp focus.
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