embody

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈbɒdi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛmˈbɑdi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(em bodē)


Inflections of 'embody' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
embodies
v 3rd person singular
embodying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
embodied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
embodied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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embody

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. embodies the [spirit, idea, values, philosophy] of
  2. embodies [team, the Olympic, fighting, competitive] [spirit]
  3. embodies [family, traditional, Western] values
  4. [she, the athlete, the painting] embodied the [spirit] of
  5. [perfectly, accurately, magnificently] embodies
  6. embodied in the [court record, report, statement, act]
  7. the [testimonies, changes, terms] are embodied in
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