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absorber vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (impregnarse)absorb vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  take up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
   (liquid)soak up vtr + prep
 A través de sus raíces, las plantas absorben minerales.
 Plants absorb minerals through their roots.
 Plants take up minerals through their roots.
absorber vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (consumir totalmente)absorb, consume vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  use up
 Absorbió todo el capital disponible y se quedó sin liquidez.
absorber vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (incorporar una entidad)absorb, incorporate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (business transaction)take over vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
   (figurative)swallow up vtr + prep
 El banco absorbió a la caja de ahorros.
 The bank absorbed the savings bank.
 The bank took over the savings bank.
absorber vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cautivar)absorb, consume vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  take up vtr + prep
 Su marido absorbió todos sus pensamientos.
absorber vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (transferir energía)absorb vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El paragolpes absorbió todo el impacto.
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