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typify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtypifytyp‧i‧fy /ˈtɪpɪfaɪ/ verb (typified, typifying, typifies) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TYPICALto be a typical example of something 🔊 the features which typify a Scottish Highland landscape 🔊 non-violent protest, typified by Gandhi2 TYPICALto be a typical part or feature of something 🔊 the long complicated sentences that typify legal documents→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
typifyThe process of reproduction is still conspicuously missing from most discussions of economic affairs, as the following passage typifies.This is not only normal, it is healthy and should typify any marriage or engagement regardless of age.Expert systems are typified by logical functions such as rules, concepts, and calculations.None of the male characters is initially typified by reference to physical characteristics in this way.A voluntary sense of duty or obligation typifies developed moral feelings.Mrs Maugham's attitude towards the television typified her whole moral outlook.This letter typifies his loyalty and consideration.Already we have that dichotomy between words and deeds that typifies hypocrisy, and which runs throughout the play.Phyllis typifies suburban housewives.At that time, the building could have been said to typify the dereliction of the whole London docks area.Confidence in the future used to typify the Republican party.Burke's arrogance seems to typify this government's approach.typified byThis was a study of life in Muncie, Indiana, and typified by an eclecticism of data sources.Expert systems are typified by logical functions such as rules, concepts, and calculations.None of the male characters is initially typified by reference to physical characteristics in this way.And there was the pervading atmosphere of blindness and complacency in Washington, typified by some leading congressional Republicans.Farmhouse style kitchens are typified by stripped pine, bare brick and perhaps a dresser.This is typified by the extreme positions of the Black Paperites and the neo-Marxist Freeschoolers and Deschoolers.Their remarkable development since then is typified by their disappointment at not winning a game they dominated with excellent football.They always seem to live somewhere in the north as typified by this quotation from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
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Verb table
typify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytypify
he, she, ittypifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytypified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave typified
he, she, ithas typified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad typified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill typify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have typified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam typifying
he, she, itis typifying
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you, we, theyare typifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas typifying
you, we, theywere typifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been typifying
he, she, ithas been typifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been typifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be typifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been typifying
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