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beholder  

  ( beholders    plural  )
1    If you say that something such as beauty or art is in the eye of the beholder, you mean that it is a matter of personal opinion.  
in the eye of the beholder             phrase   v-link PHR  
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.     
2       n-count   Thebeholder of something is the person who is looking at it.  
OLD-FASHIONED   usu the N in sing  
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beholder     ( beholders    plural  )
1    If you say that something such as beauty or art is in the eye of the beholder, you mean that it is a matter of personal opinion.  
in the eye of the beholder      phrase   v-link PHR  
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.     
2       n-count   Thebeholder of something is the person who is looking at it.  
OLD-FASHIONED   usu the N in sing  

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beholden, behold, beheld, behove

Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
adj.
perceived visually
E.g. How much of the info taken in by the eye do we memorize? (meaning: How much of what we see do we remember?)
n.
brothers of the blue eye
n.
Mydriasis Unilateral : because medication, loss of Eye inervation . Bilateral profound pupillary areflexia isssen in very profound Coma , Cardiac Arrest or in Death
medical term

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