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impregnate

verb [T] uk   /ˈɪm.preɡ.neɪt/ us    /ɪmˈpreɡ-/ formal

impregnate verb [T] (ABSORB)

to cause something, usually a solid substance, to absorb something, usually a liquid: This cloth has been impregnated with special chemicals for cleaning computer screens.Physical and chemical processes

impregnate verb [T] (MAKE PREGNANT)

to make a woman or female animal pregnantAnimal reproductionProcesses and stages connected with sexual reproduction
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