epitome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"epitome" in British English

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uk   /ɪˈpɪt.ə.mi/  us   /-ˈpɪt̬-/
the epitome of sth the ​typical or ​highestexample of a ​statedquality, as ​shown by a ​particularperson or thing: Even now in her ​sixties, she is the epitome of ​Frenchelegance.
(Definition of epitome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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epitomenoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈpɪt̬·ə·mi/
the ​typical or ​highestexample of a ​statedquality, as ​shown by a ​particularperson or thing: He was the epitome of the ​fashionablegentleman.
verb [T]  us   /ɪˈpɪt̬·əˌmɑɪz/
His ​recordings came to epitomize American ​popularsinging at ​itsfinest.
(Definition of epitome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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