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peruse

verb [T] uk   /pəˈruːz/ formal us  
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   /-ˈruː.zəl/ formal us  
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 Spanish Examinar Detenidamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隨便翻閱, 瀏覽…
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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