Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin absorbēre (to absorb).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /as.sorˈbi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: as‧sor‧bì‧re

Verb edit

assorbìre (first-person singular present assòrbo or assorbìsco, first-person singular past historic assorbìi, past participle assorbìto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to absorb, soak up
  2. to assimilate
  3. to take in

Conjugation edit

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Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • assorbire in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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