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discern

verb [T]  us   /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.
Translations of “discern”
in Arabic يَتبَيّن, يَفهَم…
in Korean 분간하다…
in Malaysian melihat…
in French discerner…
in Turkish farketmek, farkına varmak, ayırt etmek…
in Italian discernere, distinguere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看出, 辨別出, 明白…
in Russian увидеть, разглядеть…
in Polish dostrzegać…
in Vietnamese thấy rõ…
in Spanish percibir, distinguir, darse cuenta…
in Portuguese discernir…
in Thai มองออก…
in German erkennen…
in Catalan discernir…
in Japanese 見分ける…
in Indonesian melihat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看出, 辨别出, 明白…
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