Embodiment Em*bod"i*ment, n. 1. The act of embodying; the state of being embodied. [1913 Webster]

2. That which embodies or is embodied; representation in a physical body; a completely organized system, like the body; as, the embodiment of courage, or of courtesy; the embodiment of true piety. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • embodiment — [em bäd′i mənt, embäd′ēmənt; imbäd′i mənt, imbäd′ē mənt] n. 1. an embodying or being embodied 2. that in which something is embodied; concrete expression of some idea, quality, etc. [she is the embodiment of virtue] …   English World dictionary

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  • embodiment — UK [ɪmˈbɒdɪmənt] / US [ɪmˈbɑdɪmənt] noun [singular] Word forms embodiment : singular embodiment plural embodiments someone or something that is the best possible example of a particular idea, quality, or principle, especially a good one… …   English dictionary

  • embodiment — n. a living embodiment (of an ideal) * * * [ɪm bɒdɪmənt] a living embodiment (of an ideal) …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • embodiment — em|bod|i|ment [ ım badımənt ] noun singular embodiment of something or someone that is the best possible example of a particular quality, especially a good one: He is the very embodiment of kindness …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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