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English definition of “hear”


verb [I/T] (BE TOLD)   /hɪr/ (past tense and past participle heard  /hɜrd/)
to be told or informed about: [T] Have you heard the news ? [I] I hadn’t heard about that. [+ (that) clause] I hear (that) your house is up for sale . [T] I’ve heard a lot about you from my sister and am glad to meet you.
(Definition of hear verb (BE TOLD) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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