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English definition of “incarnation”

incarnation

noun [C/U]    /ˌɪnˌkɑrˈneɪ·ʃən/
the human form of a spirit , or the human representation of a principle or idea : [U] When he dances , he’s the incarnation of gracefulness . An incarnation is also, according to some religious beliefs , one of the several lives people have over time . An incarnation can also be a new or different form or condition of something: [C] This movie is the latest incarnation of an old French fairy tale .
(Definition of incarnation noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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