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English definition of “read”


verb (SHOW/STATE)   /rid/ (past tense and past participle read  /red/)
to show or state information : [L] The sign read, "No parking here to corner ." If you read a device , you look at the measurement it shows : [T] The gas company sends someone to read the meter every month .
(Definition of read verb (SHOW/STATE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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