engrossment

[en-grohs-muh nt]
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Origin of engrossment

First recorded in 1520–30; engross + -ment
Related formsself-en·gross·ment, noun
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engrossment

noun
  1. a deed or other document that has been engrossed
  2. the state of being engrossed
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