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sight read

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English

Etymology

From sight + read.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈseɪt riːd/

Verb

Infinitive
to sight read

Third person singular
sight reads

Simple past
sight read

Past participle
-

Present participle
sight reading

to sight read (third-person singular simple present sight reads, present participle sight reading, simple past and past participle sight read)
  1. (music) To perform a musical piece while reading it for the first time, without rehearsal.

Verb

sight read

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of sight read.

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