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English definition of “scour”

scour

verb [T] (SEARCH)    /skaʊər/ US  /skaʊ.ɚ/
to search a place or thing very carefully in order to try to find something: The police are scouring the countryside for the missing child. I scoured the shops for a blue and white shirt, but I couldn't find one anywhere.Searching
(Definition of scour verb (SEARCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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