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envelop

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈveləp/

Translation of envelop in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 envolver* enveloped in sth envuelto en algo the city was enveloped in fog la ciudad estaba envuelta en niebla 1.2
    (enveloping present participle/participio presente)
    [mist/movement] envolvente
    Example sentences
    • She turned the knob and was enveloped in a shroud of fetid air as the door swung open.
    • Anyway my point is it's what's in the mind that counts, and I genuinely believe the essence of the real person is enveloped in their mind and personality and not their physical capability.
    • My eyes snap open, yet I'm still enveloped in darkness.

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