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English definition of “encapsulate”

encapsulate

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈkæp.sjʊ.leɪt/ us  
to express or show the most important facts about something: It was very difficult to encapsulate the story of the revolution in a single one-hour documentary. She encapsulates the stereotyped image that the British have of Americans.
encapsulation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˌkæp.sjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ us  
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