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blind·er / ˈblīndər/ • n. (blinders) a pair of small leather screens attached to a horse's bridle to prevent it seeing sideways and behind. Also called blinkers. ∎ fig. something that prevents someone from gaining a full understanding of a situation: they will wear their cultural blinders to the grave.

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