Sep
05
2013

determine

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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transitive verb
definition 1:  to decide or settle (a question, controversy, or the like) finally and authoritatively.
example:  The jury will determine the outcome of this trial.
example:  Have you determined a date for the wedding?

definition 2:  to conclude or ascertain following investigation and observation.
example:  The students needed some time to determine the answer to the question.
example:  Scientists were brought in to determine the age of the skeleton.

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