farsighted


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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•sight•ed

(ˈfɑrˈsaɪ tɪd, -ˌsaɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. seeing objects at a distance more clearly than those near at hand; hyperopic.
2. seeing to a great distance.
3. wise, as in foreseeing future developments; prescient.
[1635–45]
far′sight′ed•ly, adv.
far′sight′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.farsighted - able to see distant objects clearly
myopic, nearsighted, shortsighted - unable to see distant objects clearly
2.farsighted - 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"

farsighted

or far-sighted
adjective
Characterized by foresight:
Translations

farsighted

a. hiperópico-a, que sufre de hipermetropía.

farsighted

adj hipermétrope (form), que tiene dificultad para ver los objetos cercanos
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