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embody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishembodyem‧bod‧y /ɪmˈbɒdi $ ɪmˈbɑːdi/ ●○○ verb (embodied, embodying, embodies) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 EXPRESSto be a very good example of an idea or quality syn represent 🔊 She embodies everything I admire in a teacher.2 formalINCLUDE to include something 🔊 The latest model embodies many new improvements.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
embodyMrs. Miller embodies everything I admire in a teacher.His centrist, compromising instincts, embodied in the New Democrat covenant, alienated core constituencies while failing to impress opponents.The central dilemma of the war was embodied in these considerations.The limits on nuclear weapons are embodied in two treaties from the 1970s.They are defined principally by what they embody on an imaginative level.Or it may be that these animals somehow embody that peculiar quality of untamed wildness that readers admire and appreciate.Gaia embodies the archaic Earth, from its earliest moments, through the times of the hunter-gatherers.In many ways, the poll tax embodies the attitude which dismisses our interdependence, and therefore our obligations towards each other.We have embodied the highest possible standards in our ethical codes.
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Verb table
embody
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyembody
he, she, itembodies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyembodied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave embodied
he, she, ithas embodied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad embodied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill embody
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have embodied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam embodying
he, she, itis embodying
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you, we, theyare embodying
Past
I, he, she, itwas embodying
you, we, theywere embodying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been embodying
he, she, ithas been embodying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been embodying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be embodying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been embodying
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