Meaning of “deem” in the English Dictionary

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"deem" in British English

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deemverb [ T not continuous ]

uk /diːm/ us /diːm/ formal

(Definition of “deem” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"deem" in American English

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deemverb [ T ]

us /dim/

to consider or judge:

The president asked Congress for authority to take whatever steps he deemed necessary, including the use of force.

(Definition of “deem” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)