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One entry found for sift.
Main Entry: sift
Pronunciation: primarystresssift
Function: verb
1 a : to put through a sieve <sift flour> b : to separate or separate out by or as if by putting through a sieve
2 : to go through especially to sort out what is useful or valuable <sift evidence> <sift through a pile of papers>
- sift·er noun

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