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English definition of “suspect”


verb [T]     /səˈspekt/
to believe that something, usually something bad , may be true or may have happened : suspect that The bank suspects that fraud has occurred . suspect fraud / dishonesty / foul play
to believe that someone is guilty of committing a crime : suspect sb/sth of doing sth The company was suspected of paying bribes to Army officers to secure contracts .
(Definition of suspect verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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