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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.

impregnate verb [T] (MAKE PREGNANT)

to make a woman or female animal pregnant
Translations of “impregnate”
in Spanish impregnar, fecundar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使吸收, 使(固體)吸收(液體), 浸漬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使吸收, 使(固体)吸收(液体), 浸渍…
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