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im•preg•nate



Pronunciation: (
v.im-preg'nāt, im'preg-nāt";
adj.im-preg'nit, -nāt),
[key]
v., -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj.


v.t.
1. to make pregnant; get with child or young.
2. to fertilize.
3. to cause to be infused or permeated throughout, as with a substance; saturate: to impregnate a handkerchief with cheap perfume.
4. to fill interstices with a substance.
5. to furnish with some actuating or modifying element infused or introduced; imbue, infect; tincture.

adj.
impregnated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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