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engrossed

adjective uk   /ɪnˈɡrəʊst/  us   /-ˈɡroʊst/
C2 giving all your attention to something: She was so engrossed by/in the book that she forgot the cookies in the oven. They were so engrossed in/with what they were doing that they didn't hear me come in.
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