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gauge

verb [T] (JUDGE) (US also gage)     /ɡeɪdʒ/
to make a judgment about something, usually people's feelings : A poll was conducted to gauge consumers ' attitudes . [+ question word] It's difficult to gauge how they'll react .Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
(Definition of gauge verb (JUDGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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