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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theynose out
he/she/itnoses out
present participlenosing out
past tensenosed out
past participlenosed out

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  1. to find out information, especially something that someone does not want you to know

    We've managed to nose out a few things that I'm sure he wouldn't want to be made public.

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