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screen

verb [T]
 
 
/skriːn/
MEDICAL to find out if people have an illness by doing medical tests on them: Babies are routinely screened for the condition.Medical examinationAnalysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
GET INFORMATION to find out information about someone in order to decide if they are suitable for a particular job: Applicants are screened to ensure that none of them is a security risk.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
SHOW to show something on television or at a cinema: [often passive] The first episode will be screened tonight.Cinema - general wordsTelevision
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