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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Old French
Origin: empartir, from Latin impartire 'to give out', from partire 'to divide, share'

impart

verb
     
im‧part [transitive] formal
1 to give a particular quality to something
impart something to something
Use a piece of fresh ginger to impart a Far-Eastern flavour to simple ingredients.
2 to give information, knowledge, wisdom etc to someone:
She had information that she couldn't wait to impart.

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