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noun insight pronunciation in British English /ˈɪnsaɪt/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a chance to understand something or learn more about it
    insight into:

    a revealing insight into the mind of a violent murderer

    provide/give insight:

    The research should provide valuable insight into the nature of this complex organization.

    gain/get an insight:

    I got more insights about him from reading his books than from talking to him.


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