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explore

verb [I or T] uk   /ɪkˈsplɔːr/ us    /-ˈsplɔːr/
B1 to search and discover (about something): to explore space The best way to explore the countryside is on foot. The children have gone exploring in the woods.B2 to think or talk about something in order to find out more about it: Let's explore this issue/idea more fully.
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