impregnate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Earlier impregn, from Middle French imprégner, from Old French enpreignier.

Verb[edit]

impregnate (third-person singular simple present impregnates, present participle impregnating, simple past and past participle impregnated)

  1. (transitive) To cause to become pregnant.
    I was impregnated at a clinic but don't know who the sperm donor is.
  2. (transitive) To fertilize.
  3. (transitive) To saturate, or infuse.
  4. (transitive) To fill pores or spaces with a substance.
    It is recommended to impregnate new shoes before wearing them.
  5. (intransitive, dated) To become pregnant.
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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

impregnate

  1. second-person plural present of impregnare
  2. third-person singular imperative of impregnare
  3. feminine plural of impregnato, past participle of impregnare

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