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English definition of “diagnose”

diagnose

verb [T]     /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 hav ing diabetes . The electrician has diagnosed a fault in the wiring .Symptoms and diagnosis of medical problems
(Definition of diagnose verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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