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discern

US [dɪˈsɜrn]
UK [dɪˈsɜː(r)n]
  • v.识别;觉察出;了解;听出
  • Web辨别;看出;辨明
Simple Present:discerns  Present Participle:discerning  Past Tense:discerned  
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v.
1.
觉察出;识别;了解to know, recognize or understand sth, especially sth that is not obvious
It is possible to discern a number of different techniques in her work.
从她的作品中可以辨别出许多不同的创作手法。
He discerned a certain coldness in their welcome.
他觉察到他们的接待有点冷淡。
It is often difficult to discern how widespread public support is.
了解公众支持的广泛程度常常是困难的。
I quickly discerned that something was wrong.
我很快觉察到出了问题。
2.
~ sth
(依稀)看出,分辨出,听出to see or hear sth, but not very clearly
We could just discern the house in the distance.
我们只能勉强分辨出远处的房子。

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