Definition of 'permeate'
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`What I'm saying is that my Catholicism, though I'm a true believer, doesn't permeate the whole of my life. OUT OF THE ASHES (2002)This allows the virus to permeate virtually an entire population. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)
The smell of the cabin hut and everything inside seemed to permeate my senses all at once. SONS OF HEAVEN (2002)
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Translations for 'permeate'
British English: permeate VERB
If an idea, feeling, or attitude permeates a system or permeates society, it affects every part of it or is present throughout it.
An obvious change of attitude at the top will permeate through the system.
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