detect

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈtɛkt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈtɛkt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di tekt)

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detect

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. detect the [presence, threat] (of)
  2. detect [an intruder, movement, any changes]
  3. [a system, an alarm, a device] to detect [intruders]
  4. detect [drugs, fraud, crime]
  5. detect (the presence of) [alcohol, marijuana] in his blood
  6. detect a [stale, musty, fruity] odor (of)
  7. detect a [hint, note] of
  8. detect (a hint of) [satire, sarcasm, hatred]
  9. Do I detect a [hint] of sarcasm (in your voice)?
  10. detect and [secure, prevent, defend, avoid, ensure, identify]
  11. detect [how, when, where, what, if]
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