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Definition of deem verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    deem something + noun/adj. deem something to be something deem (that)… (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deem
    he / she / it deems
    past simple deemed
    -ing form deeming
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  1. 1(not usually used in the progressive tenses) to have a particular opinion about something synonym consider
  2. 2 The evening was deemed a great success. I deem it an honor to be invited. She deemed it prudent not to say anything. They would take any action deemed necessary.
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