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 [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (concretely represent)personificar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The artist's work embodied the spirit of the age.
 La obra del artista personifica el espíritu de la época.
embody [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (person: be example of)ser la personificación de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  ser un ejemplo de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 My husband embodies everything that is good about being a man.
 Mi marido es la personificación de todo lo que es bueno de ser un hombre.
embody [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (include, contain)encarnar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Richard does not believe in God, but recognizes that religion embodies certain values that are good for society.
 Richard no cree en Dios, pero reconoce que la religión encarna ciertos valores que son buenos para la sociedad.
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Collocations: embodies the [spirit, idea, values, philosophy] of, embodies [team, the Olympic, fighting, competitive] [spirit], embodies [family, traditional, Western] values, more...

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