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ascertain

US [ˌæsərˈteɪn]
UK [ˌæsə(r)ˈteɪn]
  • v.查明;弄清
  • Web确定;发现;打听清楚
Simple Present:ascertains  Present Participle:ascertaining  Past Tense:ascertained  
ascertain
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v.
1.
查明;弄清to find out the true or correct information about sth
It can be difficult to ascertain the facts.
可能难以查明事实真相。
I ascertained that the driver was not badly hurt.
我已查清,驾驶员伤势不重。
It should be ascertained that the plans comply with the law.
须要弄清楚,这些计划要合法。
The police are trying to ascertain what really happened.
警方正设法查清到底发生了什么事。
Could you ascertain whether she will be coming to the meeting?
请你弄清楚她来不来开会好吗?
It must be ascertained if the land is still owned by the government.
必须确定这块土地是否仍属于政府所有。

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