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English definition of “nose”

nose

verb [I usually + adv/prep] (SEARCH)    /nəʊz/ US  /noʊz/ informal
to look around or search in order to discover something, especially something that other people do not want you to find: There were some journalists nosing about/around. The police came in and started nosing into drawers and looking through papers.Searching
(Definition of nose verb (SEARCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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