Definition of “peruse” - English Dictionary

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“peruse” in British English

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peruseverb [ T ]

uk /pəˈruːz/ us /pəˈruːz/ formal

(Definition of “peruse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“peruse” in American English

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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 sports pages.

Peruse can also mean to read carefully in a detailed way.

(Definition of “peruse” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)