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Meaning of “subsume” in the English Dictionary

"subsume" in British English

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subsumeverb [T]

uk   /səbˈsjuːm/  us   /-ˈsuːm/ formal
to ​include something or someone as ​part of a ​largergroup: Soldiers from many different ​countries have been subsumed into the United Nations peace-keeping ​force. All the ​statistics have been subsumed under the ​generalheading "Facts and Figures".
(Definition of subsume from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subsume" in American English

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subsumeverb [T]

 us   /səbˈsum/
to ​include something in a ​largergroup or a ​group in a ​higherposition
(Definition of subsume from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subsume”
in Chinese (Simplified) 将…归入,把…纳入…
in Turkish içermek, içine almak, kapsamak…
in Russian поглощать, включать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 將…歸入,把…納入…
in Polish obejmować, wchłaniać…
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