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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyblend in
he/she/itblends in
present participleblending in
past tenseblended in
past participleblended in
  1. if someone or something blends in, they are similar to the other people, objects, buildings etc around them, and so they seem appropriate or you do not notice them
    blend in with:

    The new library blends in perfectly with the surrounding buildings.

    Security men were trying to blend in with the crowd.

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