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beholdverb [T]

uk   /bɪˈhəʊld/  us   /-ˈhoʊld/ (beheld, beheld) old use or literary
(Definition of behold from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beholdverb [T]

 us   /bɪˈhoʊld/ (past tense and past participle beheld  /bɪˈheld/ )
literature to ​see or ​look at: He ​looked up and beheld the ​strangersittingacross the ​table, smiling a ​secretsmile.
(Definition of behold from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “behold”
in Korean -을 보다…
in Arabic يَرَى…
in Malaysian melihat…
in French voir…
in Russian смотреть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看見, 注視…
in Italian vedere, notare…
in Turkish farkına varmak, görmek…
in Polish ujrzeć…
in Spanish ver, contemplar…
in Vietnamese nhìn ngắm…
in Portuguese contemplar…
in Thai เห็น…
in German erblicken…
in Catalan contemplar…
in Japanese ~を見る, 注視する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看见, 注视…
in Indonesian lihat…
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