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survey /'sə:vei/
  • danh từ
    • sự nhìn chung; cái nhìn tổng quát
    • sự nghiên cứu (tình hình...)
    • cục đo đạc địa hình
    • bản đồ địa hình
    • ngoại động từ
      • quan sát, nhìn chung
      • xem xét, nghiên cứu
      • lập bản đồ, vẽ bản đồ (đất đai)
    Concise Dictionary
    surveys|surveyed|surveyingsər'veɪ /sə'
    noun
    +a detailed critical inspection
    +short descriptive summary (of events)
    +the act of looking or seeing or observing
    verb
    +consider in a comprehensive way
    +look over in a comprehensively, inspect
    +keep under surveillance
    +hold a review (of troops)
    +make a survey of; for statistical purposes
    +plot a map of (land)

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 examine, appraise, evaluate, take the measure of, inspect, study, scan, scrutinize, measure, size up, assess, investigate, look into or over, review:
    He surveyed the situation and found nothing wrong.
    2 view, look at, get a bird's eye view of, contemplate:
    From the top of the tower I surveyed the surrounding countryside.
    n.
    3 surveying, examination, appraisal, evaluation, measure, study, scan, scanning, scrutiny, inquiry or enquiry, measurement, investigation, inspection:
    Our survey of the company finances yielded some very interesting information.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 an investigation of the opinions, behaviour, etc. of a particular group of people, which is usually done by asking them questions: A recent survey showed 75% of those questioned were in favour of the plan. + The survey found / revealed that ... + to conduct / carry out a survey
    2 the act of examining and recording the measurements, features, etc. of an area of land in order to make a map or plan of it: an aerial survey (= made by taking photographs from an aircraft) + a geological survey
    3 (BrE) an examination of the condition of a house, etc., usually done for sb who is thinking of buying it: a detailed structural survey
    4 a general study, view or description or sth: a comprehensive survey of modern music
    + verb [VN]
    1 to look carefully at the whole of sth, especially in order to get a general impression of it: The next morning we surveyed the damage caused by the fire. + He surveyed himself in the mirror before going out. + She opened her eyes and surveyed her surroundings.
    2 to study and give a general description of sth: This chapter briefly surveys the current state of European politics.
    3 to measure and record the features of an area of land, for example in order to make a map or in preparation for building
    4 (BrE) to examine a building to make sure it is in good condition: Have the house surveyed before you decide whether to buy it.
    5 to investigate the opinions or behaviour of a group of people by asking them a series of questions: We surveyed 500 smokers and found that over three quarters would like to give up. + 87% of the 1 000 companies surveyed employ part-time staff.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 study of sth

    ADJ.

    comprehensive, detailed, extensive, full, in-depth, major, systematic | brief, quick | sample
    The council undertook a sample survey of primary schools in the county.
    | regular | annual, monthly, etc. | local, national, nationwide, regional | independent | historical
    a historical survey of children's clothing
    | doorstep, postal, questionnaire, telephone | comparative | field | pilot | attitude, customer, opinion
    A recent customer survey showed widespread ignorance about the availability of organic food.
    | market (research), marketing

    VERB + SURVEY

    carry out, conduct, do, make, undertake
    The charity did a survey of people's attitudes to the disabled.
    | commission | participate in, respond to, take part in
    94 per cent of people who took part in the survey said they agreed.

    SURVEY + VERB

    cover sth, deal with sth, examine sth
    The survey covered 74 species.
    | ask sth | claim sth, conclude sth, confirm sth, disclose sth, find sth, highlight sth, identify sth, indicate sth, report sth, reveal sth, say sth, show sth, suggest sth
    A customer satisfaction survey highlighted the need for clearer pricing.

    SURVEY + NOUN

    data, results | method, technique | respondent

    PREP.

    according to a/the ~
    According to the survey, many young adults have experimented with drugs of some kind.
    | in a/the ~
    the questions used in the survey
    | ~ into
    a survey into the state of English in universities
    | ~ on
    a survey on drivers' attitudes to the police

    PHRASES

    the findings/results of a survey

    2 of land or a building

    ADJ.

    full | aerial | archaeological, geological, geophysical, land, seismic | structural, valuation
    A structural survey of the property revealed serious defects.

    VERB + SURVEY

    carry out, do, make

    verb

    ADV.

    carefully | coldly, coolly, critically
    Her green eyes surveyed him coolly.

    PREP.

    from
    I surveyed the scene from my window.


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