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perusal Line breaks: per|usal
Pronunciation: /pəˈruːz(ə)l/

Definition of perusal in English:


[mass noun] formal
The action of reading or examining something: I continued my perusal of the instructions [count noun]: a quick perusal of the index to the book reveals an interesting fact
More example sentences
  • After lengthy perusal of the instructions, I managed to change the green neon clocks on the video, the hi-fi and the cooker.
  • He set it back on the wooden plate and continued his perusal of the records.
  • A selection of videos in the lounge awaited our perusal.


See peruse (usage).

Words that rhyme with perusal

accusal, bamboozle, foozle, ouzel, refusal
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