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verb [transitive] express pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈspres/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyexpress
he/she/itexpresses
present participleexpressing
past tenseexpressed
past participleexpressed
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  1. 1
    to tell someone about a feeling, opinion, or aim by speaking or writing about it

    thoughts that he could not clearly express in words

    The government has reportedly expressed an interest in the scheme.

    I would like to express my thanks to my parents for their support.

    The opinions expressed in this book are purely my own.

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  2. 3
    to show a quantity or problem in a particular way, especially in mathematics

    Dalton’s Law can be expressed mathematically.

    express something as something:

    A ratio can be expressed as a percentage.

  3. 4
    mainly American to send something using a service that will deliver it very quickly

    I’ll express those documents to you.

  4. 5
    formal to force a liquid out of something

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