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English definition of “immerse”

immerse

verb uk   /ɪˈmɜːs/ us    /-ˈmɝːs/
immerse yourself in sth to become completely involved in something: She got some books out of the library and immersed herself in Jewish history and culture. [T] formal to put something or someone completely under the surface of a liquid: The shells should be immersed in boiling water for two minutes.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
immersion
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˈmɜː.ʃən/ us    /-ˈmɝː-/
Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
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