partially sighted

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partially sighted

adj
(Pathology)
a. unable to see properly so that even with corrective aids normal activities are prevented or seriously hindered
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the partially sighted.
partial sight n
Usage: The generally accepted term to cover people with sight impairments is blind or partially sighted people
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partially sighted

adjeingeschränkt sehfähig
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After immigrating to America as a child, Yip-Williams underwent surgery that restored partial sight. She later graduated from Harvard Law School, traveled the world alone, married, had two daughters and worked at a prestigious New York City law firm, only to be diagnosed with Stage IV cancer in 2013.
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