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verb [transitive] scent pronunciation in British English /sent/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyscent
he/she/itscents
present participlescenting
past tensescented
past participlescented
  1. 1
    to make something have a particular smell

    The smell of roses scented the room.

  2. 2
    if an animal scents someone or something, it knows they are there because of their smell
  3. 3
    to feel that something is soon going to happen or be done

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