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English definition of “meditate”

meditate

verb [I]     /ˈmedɪteɪt/
RELAX to think calm thoughts for a long period in order to relax or as a religious activity: I meditate twice a day.Thinking and contemplatingReligious practices
THINK formal to think seriously about something: He meditated on the consequences of his decision.Thinking and contemplatingDeep in thought
meditation     /ˌmedɪˈteɪʃən/ noun [U] Let's spend a few moments in quiet meditation.
(Definition of meditate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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