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English definition of “browse”


verb [I/T]    /brɑʊz/
to look at or through something to see what is there: [I] I browsed in a bookstore until she showed up. [T] You can browse the library’s computerized card catalog.
(Definition of browse verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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