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English definition of “discern”

discern

verb [T]    /dɪˈsɜrn, -ˈzɜrn/
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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