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verb [transitive] blind pronunciation in British English /blaɪnd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyblind
he/she/itblinds
present participleblinding
past tenseblinded
past participleblinded
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  1. 1
    to damage someones eyes so that they are unable to see again
    She was blinded in a car crash at the age of 21.
    1. a.
      to make someone unable to see for a short time
      The low sun blinded her as she drove up the hill.
      For a moment he was blinded by tears.
  2. 2
    to prevent someone from realizing or admitting the truth about something
    The crowd was blinded by his rhetoric.
    blind someone to something: Her hatred blinded her to the fact that Joe could have helped her.

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