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English definition of “survey”

survey

verb [T] (QUESTIONS)        /ˈsɜː.veɪ/ US  /ˈsɝː-/
C1 to ask people questions in order to find out about their opinions or behaviour: The researchers surveyed the attitudes of 2,500 college students. Many of the listeners surveyed said that they were not satisfied with the station's programmes.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of survey verb (QUESTIONS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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