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analyse

verb
     
Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
an‧a‧lyse W3 , analyze [transitive]
1 to examine or think about something carefully, in order to understand it:
She still needs to analyse the data.
You need to sit down and analyse why you feel so upset.
Joe had never tried to analyze their relationship.
2 to examine a substance to see what it is made of:
The cell samples are analyzed by a lab.
3MP to examine someone's mental or emotional problems by using psychoanalysis

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