scour Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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scourverb [T]

 us   /skɑʊər/

scour verb [T] (CLEAN)

to clean something by rubbing it hard with rough cleaning material: We scoured the pots and pans with pads of steel wool.

scour verb [T] (SEARCH)

to search a place or thing very carefully: Police are scouring the countryside for the missing child.
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