far-sighted


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far·sight·ed

or far-sight·ed  (fär′sī′tĭd)
adj.
1. Able to see distant objects better than objects at close range; hyperopic.
2. Capable of seeing to a great distance.
3. Planning prudently for the future; foresighted: large goals that required farsighted policies.

far′sight′ed·ly adv.

far-sighted

adj
1. possessing prudence and foresight
2. (Medicine) med of, relating to, or suffering from hyperopia
3. another word for long-sighted
ˌfar-ˈsightedly adv
ˌfar-ˈsightedness n
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far-sighted

adjective prudent, acute, wise, cautious, sage, shrewd, discerning, canny, provident, judicious, prescient, far-seeing, politic The decision was described as a far-sighted, significant step.
Translations

far-sighted

[ˈfɑːˈsaɪtɪd] ADJ
1. (US) (Med) → hipermétrope
2. (fig) [person] → clarividente; [plan, decision, measure] → con visión de futuro

far-sighted

[ˌfɑːˈsaɪtɪd] adj
a. (person) → previdente, lungimirante; (plan, decision, measure) → lungimirante
b. (Am) (long-sighted) → presbite
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He joined company with the Moriscoes who were going forth from other villages, for he knew their language very well, and on the voyage he struck up a friendship with my two uncles who were carrying me with them; for my father, like a wise and far-sighted man, as soon as he heard the first edict for our expulsion, quitted the village and departed in quest of some refuge for us abroad.
Now the Delawares nam'd me for my eyes, and I was called after the far-sighted hawk.
A no less far-sighted cunning distinguished his proceedings in answering the advertisements which the lawyers duly inserted in the newspaper.
Riley was a man of business, and not cold toward his own interest, yet even he was more under the influence of small promptings than of far-sighted designs.
Further, both Henries, though perhaps as essentially selfish and tyrannical as almost any of their predecessors, were politic and far-sighted, and they took a genuine pride in the prosperity of their kingdom.
It took a far-sighted Pygmy, I can assure you, to discern his summit without the help of a telescope; and sometimes, in misty weather, they could not see his upper half, but only his long legs, which seemed to be striding about by themselves.
The extraordinary mixture of prompt decision, far-sighted cunning, and mountebank bravado in this speech, staggered me for a moment-- and only for a moment.
A far-sighted Boston reporter slid away for a full copy of the epic and an interview with the author; so that earth had nothing more to offer Captain Bart Edwardes, ex-whaler, shipwright, master-fisherman, and poet, in the seventy-third year of his age.
He had his eyes open always to my main chance, and he was both keen-sighted and far-sighted.
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