Translation of engross in Spanish:

engross

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈgrəʊs/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (hold attention) absorber* to be engrossed in sth estar* absorto or enfrascado en algo
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    • Brooke rolled her eyes and deliberately turned her back to him, pretending to be suddenly engrossed in a fascinating conversation with Jane.
    • Just then, a silver-haired man with dancing eyes enters the pub and he and Martyn are soon engrossed in conversation about one of his other big loves, fishing.
    • Meanwhile, I was very engrossed in conversation with her and could not really be bothered with him.
  • 2 [Law/Derecho] pasar a or (Latin America/América Latina) en limpio
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    • However, Beckerman's lawyer engrossed the transfer/deed of land in Merry's name.
    • We accept that there was no formal document engrossed as the register of units.
    • The evidence from the Medical Tribunal that I could not recall was on 30 May 1994, two weeks beforehand, she had made an appointment with my solicitor to engross a new will.

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