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English definition of “suspect”


verb [T]     /səˈspekt/
CRIME B2 to think that someone may have committed a crime or done something bad : He was suspected of drug dealing . suspected terrorists Taking legal action
THINK LIKELY B2 to think that something is probably true , or is likely to happen : [+ (that)] They suspected that he was lying .Guessing, supposing and suspecting
NOT TRUST to not trust someone or something: She suspected his motives for offering to help .Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
(Definition of suspect verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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