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English definition of “screen”

screen

verb [T] (EXAMINE)   /skrin/
to test or examine someone or something to discover if there is anything wrong with the person or thing: Airport security staff have to screen and check millions of bags a year . The company president’s secretary screens all his calls (= answers them first to prevent some from getting through).
(Definition of screen verb (EXAMINE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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