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peruse

verb [T] uk   us   /pəˈruːz/ formal
to read through something, especially in order to find the part you are interested in: He opened a newspaper and began to peruse the personal ads.
perusal
noun [S or U] uk   us   /-ˈruː.zəl/ formal
a brief perusal (= a quick read) He sent a copy of the report to the governors for their perusal (= for them to read).
Translations of “peruse”
in Vietnamese đọc kỹ…
in Spanish Examinar Detenidamente…
in Thai อ่าน…
in Malaysian membaca dengan teliti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隨便翻閱, 瀏覽…
in Indonesian membaca dengan teliti…
in Russian внимательно читать, рассматривать…
in Turkish dikkatle bakmak/okumak/incelemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 随便翻阅, 浏览…
in Polish studiować…
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