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verb [transitive] screen pronunciation in American English /skrin/
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present tense
present participlescreening
past tensescreened
past participlescreened
  1. 1
    to test someone to find out if they have a particular illness
    screen someone for something: He recommends screening pregnant women for diabetes.
  2. 2
    to check something to decide whether it is appropriate, especially for someone else
    So many reporters were calling him that he decided to screen his calls.
  3. 3
    mainly journalism to broadcast a television program, or to show a movie
    The series is currently being screened on PBS on Fridays.
  4. 4
    to hide someone or something by being in front of them
    screen something from something: A line of fir trees screened the house from the road.


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the buying and selling of human organs

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