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injectverb [T]

us   /ɪnˈdʒekt/
to use a needle to put a drug into a person’s body: The morphine took effect almost 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 friendly competition 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 (= small tube) to put a liquid such as a drug into a person's body: Phil's a diabetic and has to inject himself with insulin every day.
(Definition of inject from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"inject" in Business English

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injectverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈdʒekt/ us  
to put new energy or money into something in order to help it succeed: Investment bankers hoped the company's decision to push ahead with its plans despite the market conditions would inject life into the stock market. inject sth into sth The government's privatization plan was intended to inject life into the energy industry.inject cash/money/capital The market rose by nearly 4% on news that the government is to inject cash into the financial system.
(Definition of inject from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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