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Astronomers knew the Earth was round, but few people believed it.
I don't believe that she's ever been to Hong Kong.
It is widely believed that the virus originally came from monkeys.
She found it hard to believe that he was a real businessman.
I would never have believed such a place existed if I hadn't seen it for myself.
Scientists believe a cure for the disease will be discovered soon.
I honestly believe he really loved her.
There is no reason to believe that he is not telling the truth.
We were led to believe we could make a large profit.
His friends wouldn't believe him to be capable of murder.
This is the British English definition of believe. View American English definition of believe.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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