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n. - The act of looking or seeing or observing; Short descriptive summary (of events).

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: n. - The act of looking or seeing or observing; Short descriptive summary (of events). Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To inspect or take a view of; To view with scrutinizing eye.

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  • The course is a survey of Italian painting.
  • His survey of the battlefield was limited
  •  In this broader context the term survey studies is often used
  • Information for the survey is at the bottom of the receipt.
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  • ''survey" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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