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English definition of “undergo”

undergo

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌʌndəˈɡəʊ/ (present participle undergoing, past tense underwent, past participle undergone)
to experience something, especially a change or medical treatment: The country is currently undergoing major political change. He is undergoing surgery for a heart problem.Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of undergo from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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