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Translation of digest in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /dəˈdʒɛst/
, /daɪˈdʒɛst/
British English: /dʌɪˈdʒɛst/
, /dɪˈdʒɛst/
  • 1
    Example sentences
    • In terms of the western view of digestion, food is digested in the stomach and passed on to the small intestines where the nutrients in the food are absorbed and distributed to all tissues and cells of the body through the blood circulation.
    • Their stomachs can't digest other foods properly until this age.
    • They produce saliva, which drains into the mouth and helps to break up and digest food.
  • 2 (assimilate mentally) (facts/information)
    digerir [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • This of course creates the vicious circle where we are so used to understanding our past through stories that we can digest information only when it is has been turned into a story.
    • Professionals need to be able to digest information in a certain way, so while the internet gave us the growth in information what we hear them to say is help me understand what is important.
    • And with every response young minds click and whirr, evaluating and digesting the information.
  • 3 (summarize) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Along with his National Security Advisor he should be consolidating intelligence from all sources and digesting it in order to make the correct decisions.
    • But for the most part, I digested the techniques and systematized them in my own way in Argentina.
    • We all know burned-out activists who have turned angry over the years as they see their finest efforts come to naught or, at best, only slowly digested by the system.


American English: /ˈdaɪˌdʒɛst/
British English: /ˈdʌɪdʒɛst/
  • 1 1.1 (summary)
    Example sentences
    • A digest of the information is provided on separate pages, along with the profession of the head of the family, and the residential telephone number.
    • Few people will read them in full, so for most people their main sources of information are executive summaries, digests, and press reports.
    • This digest offers some collected wisdom regarding considerations and strategies for selecting and retaining teacher mentors.
    1.2 (journal)
    Example sentences
    • In 1991 in the Directory of Electronic Journals and Newsletters, there were about 30 electronic journals and over 60 newsletters and digests published over the Internet.
    • It's a morning digest of California political news, with a bit of attitude thrown in.
    • The news digest has a section in it called ‘Boring But Important’.
  • 2 (Law) the Digest
    el Digesto
    Example sentences
    • Your Honours will see the second-last paragraph of what I might conveniently refer to as the digest.
    • The wealth of charts, chronologies, and digests of laws and regulations (including more than a page of initials and what they stand for) will be useful to activists and interested citizens.
    • The largest ever digest of Irish High Court and Supreme Court judgements will be launched by the Chief Justice this week.
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