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injectverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈdʒekt/
to use a ​needle to put a ​drug into a person’s ​body: The ​morphine took ​effectalmost as ​soon as it was injected.
If you inject something into an ​organization, ​conversation, or ​exchange, you ​add it: The ​contest was ​intended to inject some ​friendlycompetition into the ​proceedings.
(Definition of inject from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"inject" in British English

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injectverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈdʒekt/  us   /ɪnˈdʒekt/
  • inject verb [T] (DRUG)

to use a ​needle and ​syringe (= ​smalltube) to put a ​liquid such as a ​drug into a person's ​body: Phil's a ​diabetic and has to inject himself withinsulin every ​day.
(Definition of inject from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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injectverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʒekt/
to put new ​energy or ​money into something in ​order to ​help it ​succeed: Investment ​bankers hoped the company's decision to ​pushahead with its ​plans despite the ​marketconditions would inject ​life into the ​stockmarket. inject sth into sth The government's ​privatizationplan was intended to inject ​life into the ​energyindustry.inject cash/money/capital The ​marketrose by nearly 4% on ​news that the ​government is to inject ​cash into the ​financialsystem.
(Definition of inject from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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