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English definition of “digest”

digest

verb [T]     /daɪˈdʒest/
FINANCE if a company digests another company that it has bought, it makes the action successful, so that the new bigger company is able to make a profit, etc: The high street lender has digested the acquisition of fund manager Scottish Widows and is ready for another acquisition.
(Definition of digest verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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