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ruminateverb [I]

 us   /ˈru·məˌneɪt/ fml
to ​thinkslowly and ​carefully: He ruminated over his ​loss.
(Definition of ruminate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ruminateverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈruː.mɪ.neɪt/

ruminate verb [I] (THINK)

formal to ​thinkcarefully and for a ​longperiod about something: She ruminated for ​weeks about whether to ​tell him or not.

ruminate verb [I] (EAT)

specialized biology (of ​particulartypes of ​animal) to ​bring up ​food from the ​stomach and chew it again
(Definition of ruminate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ruminate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 想, 沉思,长时间思考, 反复思考…
in Chinese (Traditional) 想, 沈思,長時間思考, 反復思考…
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