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verb [transitive] superimpose pronunciation in American English /ˌsupərɪmˈpoʊz/
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present tense
present participlesuperimposing
past tensesuperimposed
past participlesuperimposed
  1. 1
    to put one image on top of another so that both can be seen
    Oswald insisted that his head had been superimposed on someone else’s body in the picture.
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  2. 2
    to add something such as a feature or idea from one system or situation to another
    These cuts were superimposed on the problems already faced by the industry.
    superimposing concepts from one religion onto another

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 superimpose pronunciation in American English /ˌsupərɪmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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