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English definition of “spot”

spot

verb (SEE)    /spɒt/ US  /spɑːt/ (-tt-)
B2 [T] to see or notice someone or something, usually because you are looking hard: I've just spotted Malcolm - he's over there, near the entrance. If you spot any mistakes in the article just mark them with a pencil. [+ -ing verb] The police spotted him driving a stolen car. [+ question word] I soon spotted what was wrong with the printer. [+ that] The policewoman spotted that I hadn't got my seat belt on and signalled me to stop.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive well spotted UK used to praise someone who has noticed something: "I've just seen your glasses - they're under the table." "Ah, well spotted!"Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of spot verb (SEE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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