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American English: /pəˈruzəl/
British English: /pəˈruːz(ə)l/

Translation of perusal in Spanish:


uncountable and countable
  • [formal] careful perusal of the deeds revealed …
    un detenido examen or una detenida lectura de la escritura reveló …
    I enclose the document for your perusal
    le adjunto el documento para que lo examine
    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.

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