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embodiment

[em-bod-ee-muh nt] /ɛmˈbɒd i mənt/
noun
1.
the act of embodying.
2.
the state or fact of being embodied.
3.
a person, being, or thing embodying a spirit, principle, abstraction, etc; incarnation.
4.
something embodied.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; embody + -ment
Related forms
preembodiment, noun
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embodiment

n.

1828; see embody + -ment.

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