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verb [transitive] screen pronunciation in American English /skrin/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscreen
he/she/itscreens
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. 3
    mainly journalism to broadcast a television program, or to show a movie

    The series is currently being screened on PBS on Fridays.

  3. 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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