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refer (sb) to sth

verb uk phrasal verb with refer   /rɪˈfɜːr/ us    /-ˈfɝː/ (-rr-)
C2 to look at, or tell someone else to look at, a book or similar record in order to find information and help: She spoke for an hour without once referring to her notes. He referred to a history book to find out the dates of the French Revolution. The reader is constantly referred back to the introduction.
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