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English definition of “leaf through sth”

leaf through sth

phrasal verb with leaf
 
 
/liːf/ verb
to turn the pages of a book or magazine and look at them quickly: She lay on the sofa, leafing through glossy magazines.Reading
(Definition of leaf through sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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