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English definition of “embody”

embody

verb [T]     /ɪmˈbɒd.i/ US  /-ˈbɑː.di/ formal
C2 to represent a quality or an idea exactly: She embodied good sportsmanship on the playing field.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance to include as part of something: Kennett embodied in one man an unusual range of science, music and religion.Including and containingComprising and consisting of
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