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screen

verb [T]
 
 
/skriːn/
HR to check that someone is suitable and able to do a job by getting information about their previous jobs, personal activities, etc.: screen sb for sth The short-listed candidates were screened for the job.
PRODUCTION to test or examine something to discover if there is anything wrong with it: screen sth for sth The car parts were screened for defects.
COMMUNICATIONS to show something on television or at a cinema: The 30-second ad was screened last night.
(Definition of screen verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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