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discernverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈsɜrn, -ˈzɜrn/
to be ​able to ​see, ​recognize, ​understand, or ​decide something: He could discern the ​note of ​urgency in ​theirvoices. The ​exhibit is ​arranged in no ​importantorder that the ​viewer can discern.
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discernverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈsɜːn/  us   /dɪˈsɝːn/ formal
(Definition of discern from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “discern”
in Korean 분간하다…
in Arabic يَتبَيّن, يَفهَم…
in Malaysian melihat…
in French discerner…
in Russian увидеть, разглядеть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看出, 辨別出, 明白…
in Italian discernere, distinguere…
in Turkish farketmek, farkına varmak, ayırt etmek…
in Polish dostrzegać…
in Spanish percibir, distinguir, darse cuenta…
in Vietnamese thấy rõ…
in Portuguese discernir…
in Thai มองออก…
in German erkennen…
in Catalan discernir…
in Japanese 見分ける…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看出, 辨别出, 明白…
in Indonesian melihat…
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