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  • perceive — is widely used somewhat pretentiously in the sense ‘consider’ or ‘regard’: • The economic, social, and psychological costs of becoming pregnant and having a child while on public assistance are perceived as clearly outweighing the benefits A.… …   Modern English usage

  • perceive — verb ADVERB ▪ clearly, distinctly ▪ dimly ▪ The remedy for the problem was only dimly perceived by scientists until recently. ▪ directly ▪ the world …   Collocations dictionary

  • clearly — adv. Clearly is used with these adjectives: ↑absurd, ↑amused, ↑angry, ↑annoyed, ↑apparent, ↑audible, ↑beneficial, ↑capable, ↑confused, ↑contrary, ↑correct, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • distinguish — dis·tin·guish vt: to identify or explain differences in or from distinguish ed the cases on factual grounds Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. distinguish …   Law dictionary

  • French philosophy — French philosophy, here taken to mean philosophy in French language, has been extremely diverse and has influenced both the analytic and continental traditions in philosophy for centuries, from René Descartes through Voltaire and Henri Bergson to …   Wikipedia

  • recognize — transitive verb ( nized; nizing) Etymology: modification of Anglo French reconois , stem of reconoistre, from Latin recognoscere, from re + cognoscere to know more at cognition Date: circa 1532 1. to acknowledge formally: as a. to admit as being… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distinguish — distinguishable, adj. distinguishableness, distinguishability, n. distinguishably, adv. distinguisher, n. distinguishment, n. /di sting gwish/, v.t. 1. to mark off as different (often fol. by from or by): He was distinguished from the other boys… …   Universalium

  • distinguish — [di stiŋ′gwish] vt. [< L distinguere, to separate, discriminate < dis , apart + stinguere, to prick < IE base * steig , to prick, pierce (> STICK, Ger sticken, to embroider, Gr stigma) + ISH, sense 2] 1. to separate or mark off by… …   English World dictionary

  • understand — [un΄dər stand′] vt. understood, understanding [ME understanden < OE understandan, lit., to stand among, hence observe, understand] 1. to get or perceive the meaning of; know or grasp what is meant by; comprehend [to understand a question] 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • ap|per|ceive — «AP uhr SEEV», transitive verb, ceived, ceiv|ing. 1. to perceive clearly; observe; recognize; notice; remark. 2. Psychology, Rare. to comprehend by apperception. ╂[< Old French aperceivre < Vulgar Latin appercipere < Latin …   Useful english dictionary

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