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English definition of “absorb”

absorb

verb [T] (TAKE ATTENTION)   /əbˈzɔrb, -ˈsɔrb/
to completely take the attention of someone: She was absorbed in listening to music. To absorb knowledge, ideas, or information is to understand them completely and store them in your memory: It was difficult to absorb so much information.
(Definition of absorb verb (TAKE ATTENTION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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