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peruseverb [T]

 us   /pəˈruz/
to ​read or ​look at something in a ​relaxed way: He ​opened the ​newspaper and perused the ​sportspages.
Peruse can also ​mean to ​readcarefully in a ​detailed way.
(Definition of peruse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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peruseverb [T]

uk   /pəˈruːz/  us   /pəˈruːz/ formal
perusal
noun [S or U] uk   /pəˈruː.zəl/  us   /pəˈruː.zəl/ formal
a ​brief perusal (= a ​quickread) He ​sent a ​copy of the ​report to the ​governors for ​their perusal (= for them to ​read).
(Definition of peruse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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