Visionary

  • 1Visionary — Visionary: The Video Singles Album par Michael Jackson Sortie  Union europeenne !Union européenne 20 février 2007 Enregistrem …

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  • 2Visionary — Visionary: The Video Singles Box set de Michael Jackson Publicación 20 de Febrero de 2006 …

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  • 3Visionary — Vi sion*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. visionnaire.] 1. Of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions. [1913 Webster] The visionary hour When musing midnight reigns. Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. Affected by …

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  • 4visionary — Ⅰ. visionary UK US /ˈvɪʒənri/ US  /ˈvɪʒəneri/ noun [C] (plural visionaries) ► a person who has the ability to imagine how something will develop in the future: »He s perhaps the pre eminent visionary in the area of direct marketing. Ⅱ. visionary… …

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  • 5visionary — [vizh′əner΄ē] adj. 1. of, having the nature of, or seen in a vision 2. a) existing only in the mind; not real; imaginary [visionary achievements] b) not capable of being put into effect; not realistic; impractical [a visionary scheme] 3. seeing… …

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  • 6visionary — [adj] idealized, romantic abstracted, ambitious, astral, chimerical, daydreaming, delusory, dreaming, dreamy, exalted, fanciful, fantastic, grandiose, ideal, idealist, idealistic, illusory, imaginary, impractical, in the clouds*, introspective,… …

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  • 7visionary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) thinking about the future with imagination or wisdom. 2) relating to supernatural or dreamlike visions. ► NOUN (pl. visionaries) ▪ a visionary person …

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  • 8Visionary — Vi sion*a*ry, n.; pl. {Visionaries}. 1. One whose imagination is disturbed; one who sees visions or phantoms. [1913 Webster] 2. One whose imagination overpowers his reason and controls his judgment; an unpractical schemer; one who builds castles… …

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  • 9visionary — index delusive, illusory, impossible, infeasible, insubstantial, nonexistent, quixotic, theoretical …

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  • 10visionary — (adj.) able to see visions, 1650s, from VISION (Cf. vision) + ARY (Cf. ary). Meaning impractical is attested from 1727. The noun is attested from 1702, from the adj., originally one who indulges in impractical fantasies …

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  • 11visionary — adj *imaginary, fanciful, fantastic, chimerical, quixotic Analogous words: romantic, *sentimental, maudlin: Utopian, *ambitious, pretentious: ideal, transcendent, transcendental (see ABSTRACT): illusory, seeming, *apparent …

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  • 12Visionary — Defined narrowly, a visionary is one who experiences a vision or apparition connected to the supernatural. At times this involves seeing into the future. Certain people are capable of going into the visionary state via meditation, drugs, lucid… …

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  • 13visionary — I UK [ˈvɪʒən(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈvɪʒ(ə)nˌerɪ] adjective 1) with clear ideas or hopes of how something should be done or how things will be in the future a visionary reformer Their success owes a lot to his visionary leadership. 2) original and showing a …

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  • 14visionary — [[t]vɪ̱ʒənri, AM neri[/t]] visionaries 1) N COUNT If you refer to someone as a visionary, you mean that they have strong, original ideas about how things might be different in the future, especially about how things might be improved. Visionaries …

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  • 15visionary — vi|sion|ar|y1 [ vıʒn,eri ] adjective 1. ) with clear ideas or hopes of how something should be done or how things will be in the future: a visionary reformer Their success owes a lot to his visionary leadership. 2. ) original and showing a lot of …

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  • 16visionary — I. adjective Date: 1648 1. a. of the nature of a vision ; illusory b. incapable of being realized or achieved ; utopian < a visionary scheme > c. existing only in imagination ; unreal …

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  • 17visionary — visionariness, n. /vizh euh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. visionaries. adj. 1. given to or characterized by fanciful, not presently workable, or unpractical ideas, views, or schemes: a visionary enthusiast. 2. given to or concerned with seeing visions.&#8230; …

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  • 18visionary — 1. adjective 1) a visionary person Syn: inspired, imaginative, creative, inventive, ingenious, enterprising, innovative; insightful, perceptive, intuitive, prescient, discerning, shrewd, wise, clever, resourceful; idea …

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  • 19visionary — /ˈvɪʒənri / (say vizhuhnree) adjective 1. given to or characterised by radical, often unpractical ideas, views, or schemes: a visionary enthusiast. 2. given to or concerned with seeing visions. 3. belonging to or seen in a vision. 4. unreal or&#8230; …

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  • 20visionary — vi|sion|a|ry1 [ˈvıʒənəri US neri] adj 1.) having clear ideas of what the world should be like in the future ▪ Under his visionary leadership, the city prospered. 2.) existing only in someone s mind and unlikely to ever exist in the real world&#8230; …

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