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discern

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈsɜːn/ us    /-ˈsɝːn/ formal
to see, recognize, or understand something that is not clear: I could just discern a figure in the darkness. It is difficult to discern any pattern in these figures.
Translations of “discern”
in Korean 분간하다…
in Arabic يَتبَيّن, يَفهَم…
in French discerner…
in Turkish farketmek, farkına varmak, ayırt etmek…
in Italian discernere, distinguere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看出, 辨別出, 明白…
in Russian увидеть, разглядеть…
in Polish dostrzegać…
in Spanish percibir, distinguir, darse cuenta…
in Portuguese discernir…
in German erkennen…
in Catalan discernir…
in Japanese 見分ける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看出, 辨别出, 明白…
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