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verb browse pronunciation in American English /braʊz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theybrowse
he/she/itbrowses
present participlebrowsing
past tensebrowsed
past participlebrowsed

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] computing to look for information on a computer, especially on the Internet

    cell phones that can browse the Web

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  2. 2
    [intransitive] to look at things in a store without being sure whether you want to buy anything

    “Can I help you, Sir?” “No thanks, I’m just browsing.”

    Customers are welcome to browse.

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      [intransitive] to look at information or pictures in a book or magazine, without looking for anything in particular

      I browse through the help-wanted ads from time to time, but really I am quite happy where I am.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] if animals browse, they feed on plants, especially the leaves on trees
    browse on:

    The system was very effective in stopping deer browsing on the new leaves in spring.

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