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A step in a process or series of events:
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  1. A step in a process or series of events:
  2. An example; case; illustration
  3. A suggestion or request:
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
An illustration; example
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  1. An illustration; example
  2. A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
  3. A small amount of sound, music, etc. taken from one context, digitized and recorded, edited, and used again in another context
A detailed intensive study of a unit, such as a corporation or a corporate division, that stresses factors contributing to its success or failure.
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  1. A detailed intensive study of a unit, such as a corporation or a corporate division, that stresses factors contributing to its success or failure.
  2. An exemplary or cautionary model; an instructive example:
  3. Research performed in detail on a single individual, group, incident or community, as opposed to, for instance, a sample of the whole population.
An event in a narrative or drama.
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  1. An event in a narrative or drama.
  2. An occurrence that interrupts normal procedure or functioning; a mishap:
  3. Something that happens as a result of or in connection with something more important; minor event or episode, specif. one in a novel, play, etc.
Actual instance where a situation arises.
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  1. Actual instance where a situation arises.
  2. The action, fact, or instance of occurring:
  3. The act or fact of occurring
Something believed to be true or real:
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  1. Something believed to be true or real:
  2. (Law) An actual or alleged incident or condition, as distinguished from its legal consequence
  3. (Law) A conclusion drawn by a judge or jury from the evidence in a case:
Trouble or difficulty:
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  1. Trouble or difficulty:
  2. A type of such substance:
  3. What all (material) things are made of; whatever occupies space and is perceptible to the senses in some way: in modern physics, matter and energy are regarded as equivalents, mutually convertible according to Einstein's formula, E = mc2 (i.e., energy equals mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light); in dualistic thinking, matter is regarded as the opposite of mind, spirit, etc.
A group of things used together; a set or collection:
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  1. A group of things used together; a set or collection:
  2. The act or an instance of courting a woman; courtship:
  3. An outfit worn for a special activity:
The act or process of carrying on a lawsuit
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  1. The act or process of carrying on a lawsuit
  2. (Law) The conduct of a lawsuit
  3. A legal action; the process of bringing and carrying on a legal action. A legal action; the process of bringing and carrying on a legal action.
(Law) In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.
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  1. (Law) In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.
  2. A litigation or action brought in a court. See also suit. A litigation or action brought in a court. See also suit.
  3. Suit
The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
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  1. The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
  2. An advancing or going on with what one has been doing
  3. A particular action or course of action
A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating truth or falsehood:
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  1. A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating truth or falsehood:
  2. A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason:
  3. (Archaic) Proof or evidence
A solemn, earnest supplication or request to a superior or deity or to a person or group in authority; prayer or entreaty
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  1. A solemn, earnest supplication or request to a superior or deity or to a person or group in authority; prayer or entreaty
  2. A solemn supplication or request, especially to a superior authority; an entreaty.
  3. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
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  1. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items. A thing, a document, or the testimony of a person that bears on the truth or falsity of an assertion made in litigation; the totality of such items introduced in a trial; the legal doctrines pertaining to the admission, use, and evaluation of such items.
  2. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
  3. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
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  1. Manner in which a thing is situated in relation to its surroundings; location; position
  2. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances:
  3. A position of employment
(Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
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  1. (Law) The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
  2. High standing; prestige:
  3. Position relative to that of others; standing:
A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
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  1. A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
  2. The arrangement of body parts; posture:
  3. A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
A solemn pledge, as of faith.
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  1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
  2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
  3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
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  1. A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
A question proposed for solution or consideration
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  1. A question proposed for solution or consideration
  2. A situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand:
  3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
A boxlike container, as of light, waxed cardboard, for liquids
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  1. A boxlike container, as of light, waxed cardboard, for liquids
  2. Any of various containers made from cardboard or coated paper:
  3. A cardboard box, esp. a large one, as for shipping merchandise
A usually cylindrical storage container, especially:
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  1. A usually cylindrical storage container, especially:
  2. A small box or can for coffee, tea, tobacco, etc.
  3. A box or can of thin metal or plastic used for holding dry foodstuffs or cooking ingredients, such as flour or sugar.
A container, usually of plastic, metal, or wood, used to house or transport an animal.
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  1. A container, usually of plastic, metal, or wood, used to house or transport an animal.
  2. A large basket or hamper of wickerwork, or a box or case made of slats of wood, for packing things to be shipped or stored
  3. A box or case with wire or slatted sides, as for confining an animal
A compact automobile
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  1. A compact automobile
  2. An automobile that is bigger in size than a subcompact but smaller than an intermediate.
  3. A small cosmetic case, usually containing face powder and mirror
A small structure serving as a shelter:
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  1. A small structure serving as a shelter:
  2. A slap or blow with the hand or fist:
  3. The contents or capacity of a box
That which encloses or encases.
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  1. That which encloses or encases.
  2. A membranous case, often made of animal intestine, used to contain sausage or other processed meat.
  3. A narrow passage for a rod or cord, as in a curtain or the waistband of a garment, made by folding over a small strip of fabric at its edge along its width and sewing it in place.
A small closet or cabinet with shelves for storing supplies:
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  1. A small closet or cabinet with shelves for storing supplies:
  2. The quantity packed in such a box.
  3. A box with a lid and, often, a lock, for storing or shipping things
(Banking) One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note.
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  1. (Banking) One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note.
  2. A sliding storage box in a table, bureau, chest, etc., that can be drawn out and then pushed back into place
  3. An open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles.
A device for holding something:
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  1. A device for holding something:
  2. One who is legally entitled to payment of a bill, note, or check
  3. A person who temporarily or permanently possesses something.
A tray with its contents
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  1. A tray with its contents
  2. A shallow, boxlike, removable compartment of a trunk, cabinet, etc.
  3. A flat receptacle made of wood, metal, glass, plastic, etc., often with slightly raised edges, used for holding or carrying articles
Anything used to contain or hold something else; container; vessel
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  1. Anything used to contain or hold something else; container; vessel
  2. A container that holds items or matter.
  3. An electrical wall outlet designed for use with a plug
Financial resources; funds.
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  1. Financial resources; funds.
  2. The chamber formed by a canal lock.
  3. A decorative sunken panel as in a vault, dome, etc.
A framework of wooden or metal bars for support or strengthening, as in a mine
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  1. A framework of wooden or metal bars for support or strengthening, as in a mine
  2. A small house or room
  3. A rack, trough, or box for fodder; manger
An enclosed space or compartment:
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  1. An enclosed space or compartment:
  2. A room in a house, especially a bedroom.
  3. An enclosed space in the body of a plant or animal
(Electronics) The metal frame on which the parts of an electronic device together with the circuits connecting them are mounted
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  1. (Electronics) The metal frame on which the parts of an electronic device together with the circuits connecting them are mounted
  2. The frame or undercarriage of a motor vehicle, usually including the axles, suspension, etc. and sometimes the engine, drivetrain, etc.
  3. The rectangular, usually steel frame, supported on springs and attached to the axles, that holds the body and motor of an automotive vehicle.
(Engineering) An enclosure, from which water can be expelled, in order to give access to underwater areas for engineering works etc.
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  1. (Engineering) An enclosure, from which water can be expelled, in order to give access to underwater areas for engineering works etc.
  2. A watertight box for raising sunken ships: after the box is sunk and attached, the water is forced out of it so that it floats
  3. A large box open at the top and one side, designed to fit against the side of a ship and used to repair damaged hulls under water.
(Brit.) A container for rubbish
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  1. (Brit.) A container for rubbish
  2. A container or enclosed space for storage.
  3. A box or other receptacle, or an enclosed space, esp. for storing foods or other articles for a time
Any thing or part shaped or bulging like a bag
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  1. Any thing or part shaped or bulging like a bag
  2. A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
  3. A nonrigid container made of fabric, paper, plastic, leather, etc., typically with an opening at the top that can be closed as by folding the sides; sack or pouch
A tight hold; a firm grasp:
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  1. A tight hold; a firm grasp:
  2. The act of taking firmly and holding fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.; secure grasp; firm hold
  3. A small bag or satchel for holding clothes, etc. in traveling
A case or cupboard with drawers or shelves for holding or storing things
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  1. A case or cupboard with drawers or shelves for holding or storing things
  2. An upright, cupboardlike repository with shelves, drawers, or compartments for the safekeeping or display of objects.
  3. (Archaic) A small or private room set aside for a specific activity.
The outer metal shell or case of a bullet.
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  1. The outer metal shell or case of a bullet.
  2. A piece of a person's suit, beside trousers and, sometimes, waistcoat ; coat (US)
  3. A piece of clothing worn on the upper body outside a shirt or blouse, often waist length to thigh length.
(Computing) A construct, such as a class or module, that serves to mediate access to another.
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  1. (Computing) A construct, such as a class or module, that serves to mediate access to another.
  2. The material, such as paper, in which something is wrapped:
  3. A loose garment that is wrapped around the body; esp., a woman's dressing gown or baby's robe
A protective box with one open end or more, used for storing a book.
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  1. A protective box with one open end or more, used for storing a book.
A covering or receptacle resembling this, as the membrane around a muscle, a leaf base enveloping a stem of grass, etc.
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  1. A covering or receptacle resembling this, as the membrane around a muscle, a leaf base enveloping a stem of grass, etc.
  2. A contoured holder for the blade of a knife, sword, etc.
  3. A usually close-fitting case or covering for a blade, as of a sword.
A sheath, as for a dagger, sword, or rifle.
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  1. A sheath, as for a dagger, sword, or rifle.
  2. A sheath or holder for carrying a rifle
  3. A sheath or case to hold the blade of a sword, dagger, etc.
(Archaic) A knapsack
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  1. (Archaic) A knapsack
  2. A flat pocket-sized folding case, usually made of leather, for holding paper money, cards, or photographs; a billfold.
(US, informal) A Cadillac car.
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  1. (US, informal) A Cadillac car.
  2. A small container, such as a box, used especially for holding tea.
  3. A container for storing a group of items not in use.
Any compartment, box, etc. for storing food, etc.
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  1. Any compartment, box, etc. for storing food, etc.
  2. A repository for protecting stored items, especially a cooled compartment for perishable foods:
  3. A container or box, capable of being locked and usually of metal, in which to store valuables
A group of related things, such as financial securities or products in a specific market.
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  1. A group of related things, such as financial securities or products in a specific market.
  2. An item resembling such a container in shape or function.
  3. (Basketball) The goal, consisting of a round, open net hanging from a metal ring attached to a raised backboard
A coffin, esp. a costly one
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  1. A coffin, esp. a costly one
  2. A little box, e.g. for jewellery.
  3. A small box or chest, as for valuables
A question proposed for solution or consideration
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  1. A question proposed for solution or consideration
  2. A situation, matter, or person that is hard to deal with or understand:
  3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
  1. Fuss, ado.
  2. A person who gives trouble
  3. A cause or condition of worry or irritation; trouble; fuss
A handle or arm bent at right angles and connected to a shaft of a machine, used to transmit motion or to change rotary motion into reciprocating motion, or vice versa
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  1. A handle or arm bent at right angles and connected to a shaft of a machine, used to transmit motion or to change rotary motion into reciprocating motion, or vice versa
  2. An irritable, complaining person; cranky person
  3. (Rare) A fanciful or unusual turn of speech or thought; conceit
One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
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  1. One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
  2. A person or thing to be imitated; model; pattern; precedent
  3. A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
A step in a process or series of events:
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  1. A step in a process or series of events:
  2. A suggestion or request:
  3. An example; case; illustration
A person duly authorized to act or speak for another or others
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  1. A person duly authorized to act or speak for another or others
  2. One that serves as an example or type for others of the same classification.
  3. Agent; someone who is authorized to act in place of and on behalf of someone else, by that other person for some special purpose. A representative is entitled to certain rights based upon her or his status, including the right to bargain on behalf of employees, or to discovery of trial preparation materials. See also personal representative and registered representative. Agent; someone who is authorized to act in place of and on behalf of someone else, by that other person for some special purpose. A representative is entitled to certain rights based upon her or his status, including the right to bargain on behalf of employees, or to discovery of trial preparation materials. See also personal representative and registered representative.
A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
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  1. A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
  2. A small amount of sound, music, etc. taken from one context, digitized and recorded, edited, and used again in another context
  3. An illustration; example
A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
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  1. A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
  2. A part of a whole, or one individual of a class or group, used as a sample or example of the whole, class, or group; typical part, individual, etc.
  3. (Informal) A (specified kind of) individual or person
Any behavior, conduct, or series of acts by a person.
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  1. Any behavior, conduct, or series of acts by a person.
  2. The causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process:
  3. Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
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  1. The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
  2. An action, event, or force that produces or contributes to an effect or result. Also called causation.
  3. A basis for an action or response; a reason:
A suggestion or request:
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  1. A suggestion or request:
  2. An example; case; illustration
  3. (Obs.) A motive; cause
  1. Suit
  2. (Law) In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.
  3. A litigation or action brought in a court. See also suit. A litigation or action brought in a court. See also suit.
Any proceeding brought by one or more parties against another one or more parties in a court of law. See also action and litigation. Any proceeding brought by one or more parties against another one or more parties in a court of law. See also action and litigation.
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  1. Any proceeding brought by one or more parties against another one or more parties in a court of law. See also action and litigation. Any proceeding brought by one or more parties against another one or more parties in a court of law. See also action and litigation.
  2. A group of things used together; a set or collection:
  3. The act or an instance of courting a woman; courtship:
(Linguistics) A word, phrase, or clause in a semantic relation with a word or phrase and that helps complete the meaning of that word or phrase, such as a noun phrase that is the object of a verb. The clause that we go is an argument of the verb suggest in the sentence I suggest that we go.
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  1. (Linguistics) A word, phrase, or clause in a semantic relation with a word or phrase and that helps complete the meaning of that word or phrase, such as a noun phrase that is the object of a verb. The clause that we go is an argument of the verb suggest in the sentence I suggest that we go.
  2. A fact or statement put forth as proof or evidence; a reason:
  3. A set of statements in which one follows logically as a conclusion from the others.
The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
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  1. The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
  2. (--- Anthrop.) A stone, piece of flint, etc. worked manually to a sharp point, as for an arrowhead or spearhead
  3. (Linguistics) A vowel point.
In opposition or disagreement; against:
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  1. In opposition or disagreement; against:
  2. To learn or commit to memory.
  3. To peruse carefully; study; fix in the memory
To test or check the condition or health of:
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  1. To test or check the condition or health of:
  2. To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
  3. To study or analyze:
(Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
  2. (Rugby) To score a try
  3. (Idiomatic) To create a response or impression.
To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
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  1. To examine or review (troops, etc.) officially
  2. To examine carefully and critically, especially for flaws.
  3. To look at carefully; examine critically, esp. in order to detect flaws or errors
To read or examine, typically with great care.
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  1. To read or examine, typically with great care.
  2. To read in a casual or leisurely way
  3. To read carefully or thoroughly; study
To look at very carefully; examine closely; inspect minutely
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  1. To look at very carefully; examine closely; inspect minutely
  2. To examine something with great care.
  3. To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
To read or look at carefully:
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  1. To read or look at carefully:
  2. To apply one's mind to attentively; try to learn or understand by reading, thinking, etc.
  3. To apply oneself to learning, especially by reading:
To determine the location, form, or boundaries of (a tract of land) by measuring the lines and angles in accordance with the principles of geometry and trigonometry
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  1. To determine the location, form, or boundaries of (a tract of land) by measuring the lines and angles in accordance with the principles of geometry and trigonometry
  2. To examine for some specific purpose; inspect or consider carefully; review in detail
  3. To look over the parts, features, or contents of; view broadly:
(Law) To deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a lawsuit.
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  1. (Law) To deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a lawsuit.
  2. To survey, inspect, or examine carefully
  3. To turn (a gun, lathe, etc.) laterally; swivel
To survey mentally; consider
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  1. To survey mentally; consider
  2. To think of (something) in a particular way; regard:
  3. To survey or study mentally; consider:
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