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noun [countable] survey pronunciation in British English /ˈsɜː(r)veɪ/
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  1. 1
    a set of questions that you ask a large number of people or organizations
    This survey shows the percentage of single-parent households in each area.
    carry out/conduct a survey: A survey carried out last year found 80% of the public in favour of the change.
  2. 4
    a general examination of a subject or situation
    The essay begins with a survey of the relevant literature.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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