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dissect

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Medicine, Education
dissectdis‧sect /dɪˈsekt, daɪ-/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MSEto cut up the body of a dead animal or person in order to study it2 EXAMINEto examine something carefully in order to understand it 🔊 books in which the lives of famous people are dissected3 to divide an area of land into several smaller pieces 🔊 fields dissected by small streamsdissection /-ˈsekʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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dissectIt remained the chief subject of the editorial pages, dissected and analyzed ceaselessly.The specimens were carefully dissected and examined under a microscope.The book dissects historical data to show how Napoleon ran his army.He would rather dissect human emotions at the most personal level.These fan deposits extend into the mountain valleys and have been dissected into terraces by occasional floods emerging from those valleys.You kind of dissect it and write grammar stuff.Newspaper headlines, radio talk shows and magazine pieces dissected its operations.Tiger's game should not be dissected, merely admired.But it is possible to dissect most crises and examine each component in turn.
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Verb table
dissect
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydissect
he, she, itdissects
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydissected
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dissected
he, she, ithas dissected
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dissected
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dissect
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dissected
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dissecting
he, she, itis dissecting
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you, we, theyare dissecting
Past
I, he, she, itwas dissecting
you, we, theywere dissecting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dissecting
he, she, ithas been dissecting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dissecting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dissecting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dissecting
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