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French to English
Larousse
1.absorber[apsɔrbe]verb trans
[éponger (généralement)]to absorb, to soak up
[éponger (avec un buvard)]to blot
[éponger (avec une éponge)]to sponge off
photographie, acoustique[lumière]to absorb
[bruit]to absorb, to deaden
[consommer (aliment)]to take, to consume
[consommer (bénéfices, capitaux)]to absorb
économie[entreprise]to take over, to absorb
cette manoeuvre vise à faire absorber la Dalco par l'Imalux : this move is designed to allow Imalux to take over Dalco
[préoccuper (suj: travail)]to absorb, to engross, to occupy
[préoccuper (suj: pensée)]to absorb, to grip
très absorbée par son activité politique : very much engrossed in her political activities
[faire s'intégrer (réfugiés, nouveaux élèves, innovation)]to absorb
2.s'absorber dansverb pron
to become absorbed in
s'absorber dans un livre : to be engrossed in a book
s'absorber dans ses pensées : to be lost,deep in thought
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.absorberverb
to absorb
to engross
to occupy
to preoccupy
to soak up
to take
to take over
to take up
© SYSTRAN, 2010
English to French
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.absorbernoun
amortisseur
Other expressions
© SYSTRAN, 2010