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English definition of “absorb”
/əbˈzɔːb/ verb [T]
› if an organization absorbs the cost of something, it pays that cost: The law school has absorbed most of the expenses so far, but it may have to offer fewer places next year to reduce costs.
› FINANCE if one company absorbs another company in a takeover, they become one company: Telecorp Holdings absorbed its Spanish subsidiary, Digital Corporation, into its British headquarters.