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suggest

verb [T]  /səɡˈdʒest, sə-/ us  

suggest verb [T] (MENTION)

to mention an idea, possible plan, or action for other people to consider: They were wondering where to hold the office party and I suggested the Italian restaurant on Main Street. [+ that clause] I suggest that we ask someone for directions, or we’ll never find the place.

suggest verb [T] (SHOW)

to communicate or show an idea or feeling without stating it directly: His manner suggested a lack of interest in what we were doing. [+ that clause] She’s applied for a lot of jobs recently, which suggests that she’s not altogether happy with her position.
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