Translation of absorb in Spanish:

absorb

Pronunciation: /əbˈsɔːrb; əbˈzɔːb/

vt

  • 1 1.1 [light/energy/rays/sound/fumes] absorber; [impact/shock] amortiguar* the champion absorbed a lot of punishment el campeón recibió mucho castigo 1.2 (assimilate) [information/experience] asimilar; [immigrants] integrar, asimilar she absorbed the atmosphere of the city se impregnó del ambiente de la ciudad the firm has survived by absorbing its competitors la empresa ha sobrevivido absorbiendo a sus competidores the market is unable to absorb the surplus production el mercado no puede absorber el excedente de producción industry will have to absorb the consequences la industria tendrá que asumir las consecuencias

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