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English definition of “behold”

behold

verb [T]     /bɪˈhəʊld/ US  /-ˈhoʊld/ (beheld, beheld) old use or literary
to see or look at someone or something: The new bridge is an incredible sight to behold.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive beholder     /bɪˈhəʊl.dər/ US  /-ˈhoʊl.dɚ/ noun [C]
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