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English definition of “determine”

determine

verb [T] (DISCOVER)    /dɪˈtɜː.mɪn/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/ formal
C1 to discover the facts or truth about something: The police never actually determined the cause of death. [+ question word] It is the responsibility of the court to determine whether these men are innocent. [+ that] The jury determined that the men were guilty.Finding and discovering
(Definition of determine verb (DISCOVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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