[ em-brey-ser ]
/ ɛmˈbreɪ sər /
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a person guilty of embracery.
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British Dictionary definitions for embraceor
/ (ɪmˈbreɪsə) /
criminal law a person guilty of embracery
Word Origin for embraceor
C15: from Old French embraseor, from embraser to instigate, literally: to set on fire, from braser to burn, from brese live coals
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