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spot

verb [T]
 
 
/spɒt/ ( present participle spotting, past tense and past participle spotted)
B2 to see or notice something or someone: They were spotted together in London last week. She soon spotted the mistake.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
Translations of “spot”
in Korean -을 발견하다…
in Arabic يُلاحِظ…
in French découvrir…
in Turkish görmek, tanımak, seçmek…
in Italian individuare, scoprire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看, 看見,看出, 注意到…
in Russian замечать…
in Polish zauważać, spostrzegać…
in Spanish reconocer…
in Portuguese identificar, perceber…
in German herausfinden…
in Catalan notar, veure…
in Japanese ~を見つける, 発見する, 気づく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看, 看见,看出, 注意到…
(Definition of spot verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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