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She has an American accent.

NGSL Rank: 206
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  • look at and comprehend the meaning of (written or printed matter) by interpreting the characters or symbols of which it is composed.
    E.g. it's the best novel I've ever read
  • discover (information) by reading it in a written or printed source.
    E.g. he was arrested yesterday—I read it in the paper
  • understand or interpret the nature or significance of.
    E.g. he didn't dare look away, in case this was read as a sign of weakness
  • inspect and record the figure indicated on (a measuring instrument).
    E.g. I've come to read the gas meter
  • study (an academic subject) at a university.
    E.g. I'm reading English at Cambridge
  • (of a computer) copy, transfer, or interpret (data).
    E.g. it attempts to read a floppy disk without regard to its format
  • present (a bill or other measure) before a legislative assembly.
    E.g. the bill was accordingly read a second time
  • hear and understand the words of (someone speaking on a radio transmitter).
    E.g. ‘Do you read me? Over.’
  • a period or act of reading something.
    E.g. I was having a quiet read of the newspaper
  • having a specified level of knowledge as a result of reading.
    E.g. Ada was well read in French literature
  • having a readership of a specified extent.
    E.g. it is still a widely read newspaper

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