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diagnose

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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diagnosedi‧ag‧nose /ˈdaɪəɡnəʊz $ -noʊs/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  MHFIND OUTto find out what illness someone has, or what the cause of a fault is, after doing tests, examinations etcdiagnose somebody as (having) something Joe struggled in school before he was diagnosed as dyslexic.diagnose something as something The illness was diagnosed as mumps.diagnose somebody with something She was diagnosed with breast cancer.
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diagnoseA technician diagnosed a bad pump in the engine.Clinical ecologists therefore attempt to diagnose and treat a disease which conventional doctors believe does not exist.Matthew was wrongly diagnosed as having a bone tumour.Several years ago, she was diagnosed as having Alzheimer's disease.This was diagnosed as impetigo, an unpleasant and contagious affliction.Another factor that needs to be considered when policy is formulated is that lethal malformation will not always be diagnosed before delivery.Nonspecialists are often reluctant to diagnose depression, which can produce symptoms ranging from insomnia to pelvic pain, Thompson says.If cervical cancer is diagnosed in its early stages, it can be cured.The cancer was diagnosed one and a half years after the divorce.Programmers diagnosed the problem as a computer virus.There are various methods for diagnosing what is wrong with a sick person.The researchers used a cancer registry and found that 419 were diagnosed with stomach cancer by 1992.She has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, kidney problems and malnutrition, health workers say.diagnose somebody with somethingHer mother was diagnosed with cancer.
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Verb table
diagnose
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydiagnose
he, she, itdiagnoses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydiagnosed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave diagnosed
he, she, ithas diagnosed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad diagnosed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill diagnose
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have diagnosed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam diagnosing
he, she, itis diagnosing
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you, we, theyare diagnosing
Past
I, he, she, itwas diagnosing
you, we, theywere diagnosing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been diagnosing
he, she, ithas been diagnosing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been diagnosing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be diagnosing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been diagnosing
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