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condense

verb uk   us   /kənˈdens/

condense verb (REDUCE)

[T] to reduce something, such as a speech or piece of writing, in length: I condensed ten pages of comments into/to two. [T] to make a liquid thicker by removing some of the water

condense verb (BECOME LIQUID)

[I or T] to change or make something change from a gas to a liquid or solid state: Water vapour in the air condenses into fog.
condensed
adjective uk   us   /-ˈdenst/
condensed soup
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