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discover vt

1 : to find out about, recognize, or realize for the first time [when the victim s the fraud] see also discovery rule
2 a : to make the subject of discovery
b : to learn of or obtain (information) through discovery
dis·cov·er·able adj

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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