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analyse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Psychology, psychiatry
analysean‧a‧lyse British English, analyze American English /ˈænəl-aɪz/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 EXAMINEto 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.see thesaurus at examine2 to examine a substance to see what it is made of 🔊 The cell samples are analyzed by a lab.3 MPto examine someone’s mental or emotional problems by using psychoanalysis
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analyseWe use a special computer program to analyse all the sales figures.With the apparatus, researchers should be able to analyse an item in 15 minutes when the current technique takes days.These descriptive trends are analysed further in two ways.He analysed the dreams of both himself and his patients.Collect in, and analyse the first ten or fifteen errors.In the equal-opportunities field observers can analyse the talk which occurs in a mixed class.I thought maybe I was just being selfish, it's so difficult to analyse your emotions.
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Verb table
analyse (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyanalyse (BrE)
he, she, itanalyses (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyanalysed (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave analysed
he, she, ithas analysed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad analysed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill analyse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have analysed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam analysing
he, she, itis analysing
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you, we, theyare analysing
Past
I, he, she, itwas analysing
you, we, theywere analysing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been analysing
he, she, ithas been analysing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been analysing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be analysing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been analysing
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