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English definition of “imbibe”

imbibe

verb uk   /ɪmˈbaɪb/ us  
[I or T] formal or humorous to drink, especially alcohol: Have you been imbibing again?Drinking alcoholDrinking [T] to receive and accept information, etc.Knowing and learning
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