dissect Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"dissect" in British English

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dissectverb [T]

uk   us   /daɪˈsekt/ /dɪ-/
to ​cutopen something, ​especially a ​deadbody or a ​plant, and ​studyitsstructure: In ​biologyclasses we used to dissect ​rats. to ​examine or ​consider something in ​detail: He's the ​kind of ​person who ​watches a ​movie and then dissects it for ​hours.
(Definition of dissect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dissect" in American English

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dissectverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈsekt, dɑɪ-/
to ​cutapart the ​body of an ​animal or ​plant in ​order to ​studyitsstructure: We had to dissect a ​frog in ​ourbiologyclass. To dissect is also to ​examine something in ​detail: The more ​experts dissect his ​taxrevisionplan, the more inconsistencies ​turn up.
(Definition of dissect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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