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pervadeverb [T]

uk   /pəˈveɪd/  us   /pɚ-/ formal
When ​qualities, ​characteristics, or ​smells pervade a ​place or thing, they ​spread through it and are ​present in every ​part of it: The ​filmmovie is a ​reflection of the ​violence that pervades ​ourculture.
(Definition of pervade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pervadeverb [T]

 us   /pərˈveɪd/
to ​spread through all ​parts of something: The ​influence of the early ​jazzmusicians pervades American ​music.
(Definition of pervade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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