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Main Entry: 1vi·sion
Pronunciation: primarystressvizh-schwan
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English vision "something seen in a dream or trance," from early French vision (same meaning), from Latin vision-, visio (same meaning), derived from videmacronre "to see" --related to CLAIRVOYANCE, EVIDENT, PROVIDE, SUPERVISE, VISIT
1 a : something seen in the mind (as during a dream) b : a vivid picture created by the imagination c : GHOST
2 a : the act or power of imagination b : unusual ability to think or plan ahead <people with vision building for the future>
3 a : the act or power of seeing : SIGHT b : the sense by which the qualities of an object (as color, shape, and size) are perceived through a process in which light rays entering the eye are transformed into signals that pass to the brain
4 : something seen; especially : a lovely or charming sight

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