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English definition of “trawl”

trawl

noun [C] (SEARCH)    /trɔːl/ US  /trɑːl/
a search among a large number or many different places in order to find people or information you want: We did a wide trawl to find the right person to play the part.Searching
(Definition of trawl noun (SEARCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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