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infix (verb), infixes; infixed; infixing
1. To keep in the mind; to instill: The phrase "Thank you" was infixed in Mildred's head as a child by her mother; so, she never forgot to use it when people did nice things for her
2. To keep a fact, idea, etc. in the mind or the memory; to impress: Brushing teeth regularly is something which should be infixed in the brain because it is so very important!
3. In linguistics, to insert a linking element into the middle of a word: In the noun "acidophilus", the letter "o" is infixed into the center of the term between "acid" and "philus".
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