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noun vision pronunciation in American English /ˈvɪʒ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the ability to think about and plan for the future, using intelligence and imagination, especially in politics and business
    He’s a good day-to-day manager but he lacks vision.
    Tackling these challenges will require real vision.
    1. a.
      [countable] someones idea or hope of how something should be done, or how it will be in the future
      vision of: a vision of a utopian society without money
      vision for: They outlined their vision for regenerating the old harbor district.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the ability to see
    I have vision in only one eye.
    He suffers from blurred vision and headaches.
    field of vision (=the whole area that you can see): The lenses help increase some people’s field of vision.
    See also double vision
  3. 4
    [countable] someone or something that is very beautiful
    a vision of loveliness
    Rosie was a vision in pink.



a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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