W2S3 [ˈvıʒən] n
[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin visio, from visus, past participle of videre 'to see']
1.) [U]
ability to see
= ↑sight
She suffered temporary loss of vision after being struck on the head.
Tears blurred her vision (=made it difficult for her to see) .
good/normal/poor etc vision
children who are born with poor vision
twenty-twenty/20-20 vision
(=the ability to see perfectly)
night vision
(=the ability to see when it is dark)
2.) [U]
the area that you can see
a figure at the edge of her vision
sb's field/line of vision
(=the area someone is able to see without turning their head)
As the cars overtake you, they are temporarily outside your field of vision.
an idea of what you think something should be like
vision of
He had a clear vision of how he hoped the company would develop.
vision for
The President outlined his vision for the future.
grand/powerful/original etc vision
a grand vision for the country
4.) have visions of sth
if you have visions of something happening, especially something bad, you imagine it happening
I had visions of the kids getting lost and getting abducted by some weirdo.
something that you seem to see as part of a powerful religious experience
She had a vision in which Jesus appeared before her.
in a vision
He became a monk after seeing Saint Apollinaris in a vision.
6.) [U]
the knowledge and imagination that are needed in planning for the future with a clear purpose
We need a leader with vision and strong principles.
his enthusiasm and breadth of vision
7.) a vision of beauty/loveliness etc
literary someone who is very beautiful
8.) [U]
the quality of a picture that you can see on a television

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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