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verb [transitive]     analyze pronunciation in American English
/ˈæn(ə)lˌaɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyanalyze
he/she/itanalyzes
present participleanalyzing
past tenseanalyzed
past participleanalyzed
  1. 1
    to study or examine something in detail in order to understand or explain it

    the ability to analyze and evaluate information

    1. a.
      to study or examine something in detail in order to find out what it contains
  2. 2
    to examine someone’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior as a way of understanding and dealing with their emotional or mental problems

    I always feel that he’s trying to analyze me.

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