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visionary

Pronunciation: /ˈvɪʒəneri; ˈvɪʒənri/

Translation of visionary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (farsighted) [leader/plan] con visión de futuro
    Example sentences
    • The film is based around Isaac Asimov's visionary stories about future technology where robots are an integral part of our daily lives.
    • I marvelled at the imaginative energy of the Martian enterprise, at its visionary and dogged inventiveness.
    • He hopes to see the gains achieved by the U.S. civil rights movement, and maybe even a vision of ideal universal equality, reflected in the visionary future of the Federation.
    1.2 (unrealistic) utópico
    Example sentences
    • The book ends with an assault by the mob on Mr Chainmail's 12th-cent. castle, an ironic comment on the more visionary schemes to solve the troubles of the age of reform.
    • ‘These hypothetical, visionary schemes will only act to deter tenants from investing in their businesses,’ he said.

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 (dreamer) visionario, (masculine, feminine) 1.2 (seer) iluminado, (masculine, feminine), visionario, (masculine, feminine)

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