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sift

1 verb especially COOK, AGR pass through sieve TRANSITIVEcriathraigh verbshe sifted icing sugar over it chroith sí siúcra reoáin air trí chriatharsift the stones from the sand scag na clocha as an ngaineamh le criathar 2 verb separate out TRANSITIVEscag verb  c m uit's hard to sift the truth from the lies is deacair an fhírinne a scagadh ó na bréaga 3 verb examine TRANSITIVEcíor verb  c m umionscrúdaigh verbscag verb  c m uthey'll sift all the evidence cíorfaidh siad an fhianaise uiligshe sifted through the forms again chuaigh sí trí na foirmeacha arís 4 noun examinationcíoradh masc  c m umionscrúdú masc  c m uscagadh masc  c m uafter a quick sift of the applications tar éis scagadh tapa a dhéanamh ar na hiarratais

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