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verb [transitive]     implant pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleimplanting
past tenseimplanted
past participleimplanted
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  1. 1
    to put something into someone’s body in a medical operation
    implant something in something:

    The fertilized eggs are implanted in the mother’s womb.

  2. 2
    to put an idea or attitude into someone’s mind so that it influences their character or behaviour

    It is impossible for these moral values to be implanted in people by force.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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