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Adj.1.longsighted - capable of seeing to a great distance
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
2.longsighted - planning prudently for the future; "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
provident - providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"
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High heads expose themselves from afar, and the cardinal is longsighted.
Vince Jones, from the centre, said: "They use chimney pots as vantage points, but owls are longsighted and sometimes don't realise that if they fall, they can get stuck.
Unfortunately for the British--and fortunately for America--the generation that emerged to lead the colonies into independence was one of the most remarkable group of men in history--sensible, broad-minded, courageous, unusually well educated, gifted in a variety of ways, mature, and longsighted, sometimes lit by flashes of genius.
General manager of Alcon UK and Ireland, Shervin Korangy, said: "Hyperopes have been vocal about their desire to try the lenses, and having plus powers available is a great way for practitioners to re-engage with their longsighted customers about colour contact lenses.
On the other hand, a longsighted investor will have more to gain this year.
Policy makers need to take into consideration behavioural responses to changes in the cost of disease, and implement strategies that are holistic and longsighted.
Sara noticed that her daughter Isabelle had a turn in her eye when she was about 22 months old and tests at the eye clinic of her local hospital found she was extremely longsighted, with a prescription of +10.