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digest

verb uk   /daɪˈdʒest/ us  

digest verb (EAT)

C1 [I or T] to change food in your stomach into substances that your body can use: I find that I don't digest meat easily. Sit still and allow your meal to digest.
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digest verb (UNDERSTAND)

C1 [T] to read or hear new information and take the necessary time to understand it: This chapter is so difficult to digest, I'll have to read it again later.

digest

noun [C] uk   /ˈdaɪ.dʒest/ us  
a short written report providing the most important parts of a larger piece of writing, or one containing recent news: A digest of the research findings is now available. The company publishes a monthly digest of its activities.
Translations of “digest”
in Korean 소화시키다…
in Arabic يَهْضُم…
in French digérer, assimiler…
in Turkish hazmetmek, sindirmek, anlamak…
in Italian digerire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吃, (使)消化…
in Russian переваривать (пищу), усваивать, воспринимать…
in Polish trawić, przetrawić…
in Spanish digerir, asimilar…
in Portuguese digerir…
in German verdauen…
in Catalan digerir…
in Japanese 消化する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吃, (使)消化…
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