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The noun "vision" can be both countable and uncountable.

vision → uncountable

Meaning: the sense of sight, or the ability to see

Example sentence: Grandma's vision is still perfect, but her hearing is getting weaker.

vision → countable

Meaning: an idea of what the future could be like

Example sentence: To succeed, a company needs people who share a vision of its future direction.

Note: In religion, a "vision" can be a mental image of a god or other supernatural being. This meaning is countable.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "vision" countable?

a. An accident at work has affected my vision, but my boss won't pay for treatment.

b. Karl Marx had a vision of a society in which workers aren't exploited by their bosses.

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Contributor: Matt Errey