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verb (used with or without object), sight-read
[sahyt-red] /ˈsaɪt rɛd/ (Show IPA), sight-reading [sahyt-ree-ding] /ˈsaɪtˌri dɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
to read, play, or sing without previous practice, rehearsal, or study of the material to be treated:
to sight-read music; to sight-read another language.
verb -reads, -reading, -read (-ˌrɛd)
to sing or play (music in a printed or written form) without previous preparation


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