Definition of 'detection'
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The women are swiftly moved to avoid detection. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Better detection of cancer could also boost the numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Life on patrol means months permanently beneath the surface of the sea to avoid detection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Release of details of how they evaded detection may drive them deeper into hiding. The Sun (2010)But it was a revolution for crime detection. The Sun (2008) Early detection of the virus is crucial. The Sun (2011)It is also fitted with equipment to avoid detection. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Early detection is vital and could save your life. The Sun (2014)And it is so brazen about his methods for avoiding detection. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he is determined that others do not suffer for want of early detection. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was trained to evade detection. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was possible to sneak out but detection meant arrest, temporary detention or deportation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That is due to quicker detection, better treatment and an ageing population. The Sun (2015)Britain has one of the worst records in Europe in the detection and early treatment of cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Or were their partners using the women's phones to avoid detection? Times, Sunday Times (2015)This refers to the detection of cancer, which may not cause harm to that woman in her lifetime. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no "free" comprehensive cancer detection program, any more than there is a free lunch. Understanding Cancer (1987)We freeze to evade detection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For the doctor, too, cancer and its detection are emotionally complex matters. Understanding Cancer (1987)The price is high, reflecting the risks to the suppliers of seizures en route and the risks of detection and arrest approaching the points of sale. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The land, van and nearby forensic house are part of the university's new facilities for crime scene detection. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She said: 'These findings have important implications as we move toward more personalised approaches to disease detection and treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Of course, we mean the electronic variety, now used as a detection and treatment tool for some of the deadliest diseases. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'detection'
British English: detection NOUN
Detection is the act of noticing or sensing something.
...the early detection of breast cancer.
Definition of detection from the Collins English Dictionary
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