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noun     vision pronunciation in British English
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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] someone’s 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 harbour 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


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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