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refer (sb) to sth

phrasal verb with refer uk   /rɪˈfɜːr/  us   /-ˈfɝː/ verb (-rr-)
C2 to ​look at, or ​tell someone ​else to ​look at, a ​book or ​similarrecord in ​order to ​findinformation and ​help: She ​spoke for an ​hour without ​once referring to her ​notes. He referred to a ​historybook to ​find out the ​dates of the ​French Revolution. The ​reader is ​constantly referred back to the ​introduction.
(Definition of refer (sb) to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “refer (sb) to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (告诉某人去)看,查阅,参考…
in Chinese (Traditional) (告訴某人去)看,查閱,參考…
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