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encapsulate

[ en-kap-suh-leyt, -syoo- ]
/ 蓻n藞k忙p s蓹藢le瑟t, -sy蕣- /
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verb (used with object), en路cap路su路lat路ed, en路cap路su路lat路ing.
to place in or as if in a capsule.
to summarize or condense.
verb (used without object), en路cap路su路lat路ed, en路cap路su路lat路ing.
to become enclosed in or as if in a capsule.
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Origin of encapsulate

First recorded in 1860鈥65; en-1 + capsulate

OTHER WORDS FROM encapsulate

en路cap路su路la路tion [en-kap-suh-ley-shuhn, -syoo-], /蓻n藢k忙p s蓹藞le瑟 蕛蓹n, -sy蕣-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for encapsulate

encapsulate

incapsulate

/ (瑟n藞k忙psj蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
to enclose or be enclosed in or as if in a capsule
(tr) to sum up in a short or concise form; condense; abridge

Derived forms of encapsulate

encapsulation or incapsulation, noun
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Medical definitions for encapsulate

encapsulate
[ 臅n-k膬ps蓹-l膩t鈥 ]

v.
To form a capsule or sheath around.
To become encapsulated.

Other words from encapsulate

en鈥ap鈥瞫u鈥ation n.
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