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locate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlocatelo‧cate /ləʊˈkeɪt $ ˈloʊkeɪt/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1 be located in/near etc something2 [transitive]FIND to find the exact position of something 🔊 We couldn’t locate the source of the radio signal.see thesaurus at find3 [transitive] to put or build something in a particular place 🔊 Large retail chains are usually only prepared to locate stores in areas of high population density.4 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] American EnglishLEAVE YOUR HOME/COUNTRY to come to a place and start a business, company etc therelocate in/at etc 🔊 We are offering incentives for companies to locate in our city.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
locateI try the quarter where I know Meurent was born, where the rue Folie-Mericourt is located.If you have difficulty locating a particular book, please ask one of the librarians for assistance.Whales use low-frequency calls to locate each other.Androids have been sent to locate her.The block is located in the Murzuk basin between proven oil discoveries and first drilling is expected in 1993.Nearly 20 percent of that cash went toward constructing a fire substation conveniently located south of the Industrial Park.It may well be argued that any attempt at locating sUch a remote people is itself an idle one.Investigators searched through the plane's wreckage for several hours before locating the flight recorder.I choose to define this tradition as labourism, and attempt to locate the Labour Party within it.The unit immediately locates the nearest station, with a vertical green line traversing a gray screen until locking into a signal.locate in/at etcThe whirlpools and other necessities are located in a smaller room.Confusion also arose when schools took over administrative functions which traditionally had been located in LEAs.The school site is located in prime pygmy owl habitat.Twelve are located in the Bay Area.They manufacture this liquid in nectaries that are usually located in the farthest depths of a flower.Training Centres are located at the following Singer shops: In addition to the complimentary courses, others will be available from time to time.More particulars about these growers can be located in the Village Directory of Champagne Growers.
From Longman Business Dictionarylocatelo‧cate /ləʊˈkeɪtˈloʊkeɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive]1to start a business or company in a particular placeForeign companies began to locate new plants in the United States.locate inA growing number of small factories are finding it pays to locate in cities.2be located to be based in a particular placeThe offices are located in Portland, Oregon.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
locate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylocate
he, she, itlocates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylocated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave located
he, she, ithas located
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad located
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill locate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have located
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam locating
he, she, itis locating
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you, we, theyare locating
Past
I, he, she, itwas locating
you, we, theywere locating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been locating
he, she, ithas been locating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been locating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be locating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been locating
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