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myopia

División en sílabas: my·o·pi·a
Pronunciación: /mīˈōpēə
 
/

Definición de myopia en inglés:

sustantivo

1Nearsightedness.
Example sentences
  • Astigmatism may occur with myopia or hyperopia.
  • Apart from testing the eye, they supply booklets detailing eye care with particular reference to refractive errors such as myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism.
  • The Romans considered myopia a permanent defect that reduced the market value of a slave.
1.1Lack of imagination, foresight, or intellectual insight: historians have been censured for their myopia in treating modern science as a western phenomenon
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Register reports another example of corporate myopia.
  • It reeks of the typical psychology and myopia of the supposed intellectually and militarily powerful.
  • The result is a sort of national and cultural myopia.

Origen

early 18th century: modern Latin, from late Greek muōpia, from Greek muōps (see myope).

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Palabra del día orthoepy
Pronunciación: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words