visually impaired

adjective
having greatly reduced vision
Similar to: ↑blind, ↑unsighted

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1. (of a person) having reduced vision so severe as to constitute a handicap.
2. visually impaired persons collectively (usually prec. by the): a training program to aid the visually impaired.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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