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English definition of “detection”

detection

noun [U] uk   /dɪˈtek.ʃən/ us  
the fact of noticing or discovering something: Early detection of the cancer improves the chances of successful treatment. bomb detectionFinding and discovering the fact of the police discovering information about crimes: a low/high crime detection rateRelating to detection and solving crimes
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