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verb [transitive] superimpose pronunciation in British English /ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz/
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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
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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.

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 superimpose pronunciation in British English /ˌsuːpərɪmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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