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English to French
1.absorb[əb'sɔ:b]verb trans
(literal, figurative)[changes, cost, light, liquid]absorber
[surplus]absorber, résorber
[idea, information]absorber, assimiler
the project absorbed all my time : ce projet a pris tout mon temps
[shock, sound]amortir
[incorporate (company)]absorber, incorporer
[incorporate (group, people)]absorber, assimiler
the newcomers were quickly absorbed into the community : les nouveaux venus ont été rapidement intégrés,assimilés à la communauté
to be absorbed in something : être absorbé par qqch
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