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Dictionary definition for: Hear

1. (v) perceive (sound) via the auditory sense

2. (v) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children" "I see that you have been promoted"

3. (v) examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence" "The case will be tried in California"

4. (v) receive a communication from someone; "We heard nothing from our son for five years"

5. (v) listen and pay attention; "Listen to your father" "We must hear the expert before we make a decision"

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