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engrossment

[ en-grohs-muhnt ]
/ ɛnˈgroʊs mənt /
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noun
the act of engrossing.
the state of being engrossed or absorbed: to read with engrossment.
an engrossed copy of a document.
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Origin of engrossment

First recorded in 1520–30; engross + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM engrossment

self-en·gross·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for engrossment

engrossment
/ (ɪnˈɡrəʊsmənt) /

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