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diagnose

verb [T] uk   /ˈdaɪ.əɡ.nəʊz/ us    /ˌdaɪ.əɡˈnoʊz/
C2 to recognize and name the exact character of a disease or a problem, by examining it: The specialist diagnosed cancer. His condition was diagnosed as some sort of blood disorder. She was diagnosed with/as having diabetes. The electrician has diagnosed a fault in the wiring.
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