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scout /skaut/
  • danh từ
    • (quân sự) người trinh sát; sự đi trinh sát; sự do thám
      • to be on the scout: đi trinh sát, đi do thám
    • tàu thám thính
    • máy bay nhỏ và nhanh
    • (động vật học) chim anca; chim rụt cổ
    • hướng đạo sinh ((cũng) boy scout)
    • (thể dục,thể thao) người được cử đi thăm dò chiến thuật của đối phương; người đi phát hiện những tài năng mới
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) gã, anh chàng
    • ngoại động từ
      • theo dõi, theo sát, do thám
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) lùng tìm, tìm kiếm
    Concise Dictionary
    +a person employed to watch for something to happen
    +a Boy Scout or Girl Scout
    +someone employed to discover and recruit talented persons (especially in the worlds of entertainment or sports)
    +someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
    +explore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 Often, scout about or around. reconnoitre, investigate, study, research, examine, explore, spy, search or look (about or around) (for), hunt (about or around) (for), cast around or about (for), Colloq check (about or around):
    I am going to scout about to find a key that fits.
    2 scout up or out. discover, find, locate, uncover, Colloq dig up:
    I was finally able to scout up a key that fits.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 (the Scouts) [pl.] an organization (officially called the Scout Association) originally for boys, which trains young people in practical skills and does a lot of activities with them, for example camping: to join the Scouts
    2 (BrE) a boy or girl who is a member of the Scouts: Both my brothers were scouts. + a scout troop
    See also - BOY SCOUT, GUIDE
    Compare: BROWNIE
    3 a person, an aircraft, etc. sent ahead to get information about the enemy's position, strength, etc.
    + verb
    1 ~ (around) (for sb/sth) to search an area or various areas in order to find or discover sth: [VN] They scouted the area for somewhere to stay the night. + [V] The kids were scouting around for wood for the fire. + a military scouting party
    2 to look for sports players, actors, musicians, etc. who have special ability, so you can offer them work: [V] He scouts for Manchester United. [also VN]
    Phrasal Verbs: scout sth<->out to find out what an area is like or where sth is, by searching: We went ahead to scout out the lie of the land.(also scout, talent spotter)
    + noun
    a person whose job is to find people who are good at singing, acting, sport, etc. in order to give them work

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