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assimilate

US [əˈsɪmɪˌleɪt]
UK [əˈsɪmɪleɪt]
  • v.吸收;消化;透彻理解;(使)同化
  • Web使同化;同化物;吃
Simple Present:assimilates  Present Participle:assimilating  Past Tense:assimilated  
assimilate
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
透彻理解;消化;吸收to fully understand an idea or some information so that you are able to use it yourself
The committee will need time to assimilate this report.
委员会需要时间来吃透这个报告。
2.
[i][t]
(使)同化,融入to become, or allow sb to become, a part of a country or community rather than remaining in a separate group
New arrivals find it hard to assimilate.
新来者感到难以融入当地社会。
Immigrants have been successfully assimilated into the community.
外来移民顺利地融入当地社会。
3.
[t][oftpass]
~ sth into/to sth
使吸收,使接受(想法、态度等)to make an idea, a person's attitude, etc. fit into sth or be acceptable
These changes were gradually assimilated into everyday life.
这些改变逐渐渗进了日常生活。

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