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analyse

[an-l-ahyz] /ˈæn lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), analysed, analysing. Chiefly British
1.
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analyse

/ˈænəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to examine in detail in order to discover meaning, essential features, etc
2.
to break down into components or essential features: to analyse a financial structure
3.
to make a mathematical, chemical, grammatical, etc, analysis of
4.
another word for psychoanalyse
Derived Forms
analysable, (US) analyzable, adjective
analysation, (US) analyzation, noun
analyser, (US) analyzer, noun
Word Origin
C17: back formation from analysis
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analyse

v.

chiefly British English spelling of analyze (q.v.).

Analyse is better than analyze, but merely as being the one of the two equally indefensible forms that has won. The correct but now impossible form would be analysize (or analysise), with analysist for existing analyst. [Fowler]

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