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  1. glean

    • IPA[ɡliːn]

    英式

    • v.
      obtain (information) from various sources, often with difficulty;collect gradually
    • verb: glean, 3rd person present: gleans, gerund or present participle: gleaning, past tense: gleaned, past participle: gleaned

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. obtain (information) from various sources, often with difficulty the information is gleaned from press cuttings
    • collect gradually objects gleaned from local markets
    • 2. historical gather (leftover grain) after a harvest the conditions of farm workers in the 1890s made gleaning essential
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    • IPA[ɡlēn]

    美式

    • v.
      extract (information) from various sources: the information is gleaned from press clippings

    Oxford American Dictionary