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determine

1 verb decide what or how sth will be TRANSITIVEsocraigh verb  c m urialaigh verb  c m uthey determine the amount of money you get socraíonn siadsan cá mhéad airgid a fhaigheann túthe outcome is determined by the public is é an pobal a shocraíonn an toradh, bíonn an toradh ag brath ar an bpobalyour results determine what courses you can do braitheann na cúrsaí a bheidh ar fáil duit ar do chuid torthaíthe funding will determine if they can go is é an maoiniú a shocróidh an mbeidh siad in ann dulthe valve determines how much water flows in the pipe rialaíonn an chomhla cá mhéad uisce a shreabhann sa phíopa 2 verb officially decide sth TRANSITIVEcinn verb  c m ucinneadh a dhéanamh arsocraigh verb  c m uthe court will determine the application déanfaidh an chúirt cinneadh ar an iarratasthe jury determined that the witness wasn't trustworthy chinn an giúiré nach raibh an finné iontaofathe committee determines whether the matter needs to be discussed déanann an coiste cinneadh an gá an cheist a phlé, socraíonn an coiste an gá an cheist a phlé
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3 verb make out, calculate TRANSITIVEdéan amach  c m ufaigh amach  c m uoibrigh amach  c m uthe investigation determined how many people died fuair an fiosrúchán amach cá mhéad duine a d'éagit's difficult to determine where it started tá sé deacair a dhéanamh amach cén áit ar thosaigh séthey'll determine if a crime had been committed gheobhaidh siad amach an ndearnadh coirhe determined that the government had broken the law rinne sé amach go raibh an rialtas tar éis an dlí a bhriseadh 4 verb decide to do sth TRANSITIVEcinn ar PhrVcinn verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m ubeartaigh verb  c m uthey determined to stand their ground chinn siad ar an bhfód a sheasamh, shocraigh siad an fód a sheasamhhe determined on a new course of action chinn sé ar chur chuige nua