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English definition of “embodiment”

embodiment

noun     /ɪmˈbɒd.ɪ.mənt/ US  /-ˈbɑː.dɪ-/
the embodiment of sth someone or something that represents a quality or an idea exactly: He was the embodiment of the English gentleman. She was portrayed in the papers as the embodiment of evil.Samples and examples
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