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embodiment

[ em-bod-ee-muhnt ]
/ ɛmˈbɒd i mənt /
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noun
the act of embodying.
the state or fact of being embodied.
a person, being, or thing embodying a spirit, principle, abstraction, etc; incarnation.
something embodied.
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Origin of embodiment

First recorded in 1820–30; embody + -ment

OTHER WORDS FROM embodiment

pre·em·bod·i·ment, noun
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