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suspect

verb [T] (THINK LIKELY)    /səˈspekt/
B2 to think or believe something to be true or probable: So far, the police do not suspect foul play. [+ (that)] We had no reason to suspect (that) he might try to kill himself. "Do you think she'll have told them?" "I suspect not/so."Guessing, supposing and suspecting suspected     /-ˈspek.tɪd/ adjective He has a suspected broken leg.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
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