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imbibe

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈbaɪb/

Translation of imbibe in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 (drink) beber, ingerir* [formal]
    Example sentences
    • But, whatever the reason, men no longer imbibe alcohol so freely, especially during the day, as they did a few years ago.
    • The company claims that if you take this pill, you will need less alcohol to stay drunk, so will imbibe less.
    • Research has found that children who imbibe soft drinks tend to consume more calories than those who don't.
    Example sentences
    • I wonder if young medics busy imbibing knowledge and collecting degrees will see some simple truths: There is a need for more doctors in Community Medicine; and we badly want good General Practitioners.
    • The Mongols may have imbibed ideas about manoeuvre warfare from captive Chinese, but it is more likely they did it by instinct.
    • When they went to summer camps, guards patrolled the perimeter and the inmates spent every waking moment imbibing the thoughts of the master.
    1.2 [knowledge/information] imbuirse* de [formal], empaparse de

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [humorous/humorístico] beber

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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to tapas. The styles of jerez vary from the pale fino and manzanilla to the darker aromatic oloroso and amontillado.