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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.
immersion
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˈmɜː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈmɝː-/
Translations of “immerse”
in Arabic يَغمِس…
in Korean 담그다…
in Malaysian merendam…
in French immerger…
in Turkish daldırmak, sokmak, batırmak…
in Italian immergere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使沉浸(在),使完全置身(於), 使浸沒(於)…
in Russian погружать (в жидкость)…
in Polish zanurzać…
in Vietnamese nhúng…
in Spanish sumergir, hundir…
in Portuguese imergir…
in Thai จุ่ม…
in German eintauchen…
in Catalan submergir…
in Japanese ~を浸す…
in Indonesian membenamkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使沉浸(在),使完全置身(于), 使浸没(于)…
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