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detection

noun [U] uk   us   /dɪˈtek.ʃən/
the fact of noticing or discovering something: Early detection of the cancer improves the chances of successful treatment. bomb detection the fact of the police discovering information about crimes: a low/high crime detection rate
Translations of “detection”
in Korean 감지…
in Arabic تَحرّي…
in Portuguese detecção…
in Catalan detecció…
in Japanese 発見…
in Italian scoperta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 察覺, 發現, 偵破(案件)…
in Russian обнаружение, расследование…
in Turkish bulma, keşfetme, belirleme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 觉察, 发现, 侦破(案件)…
in Polish wykrycie, wykrywanie…
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