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verb imbue pronunciation in British English /ɪmˈbjuː/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyimbue
he/she/itimbues
present participleimbuing
past tenseimbued
past participleimbued

phrasal verb

imbue with

[transitive] [often passive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyimbue with
he/she/itimbues with
present participleimbuing with
past tenseimbued with
past participleimbued with
formal
imbue someone/something with something to fill someone or something with a particular quality or emotion

His voice was imbued with a seriousness that Blanche had never heard before.

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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