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English definition of “discern”


verb [T]  /dɪˈsɜrn, -ˈzɜrn/ us  
to be able to see, recognize, understand, or decide something: He could discern the note of urgency in their voices. The exhibit is arranged in no important order that the viewer can discern.
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