sight-read - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] music 

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/ˈsaɪt ˌriːd/
present tense
I/you/we/theysight-read
he/she/itsight-reads
present participlesight-reading
past tensesight-read
past participlesight-read
  1. to sing or play written music the first time you look at it, without practising it first

derived word

sight-reading

noun [uncountable]
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