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English definition of “engross”

engross

verb [T]     /ɪnˈɡrəʊs/ US  /-ˈɡroʊs/
If something engrosses you, it is so interesting that you give it all your attention : What is it about Harry Potter that so engrosses children ? → Synonym absorb
(Definition of engross verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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