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/ ˈtɪp əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used with object), typ·i·fied, typ·i·fy·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM typifytyp·i·fi·ca·tion, nountyp·i·fi·er, noun
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The tutelary divinity was generally a typification of the national character.The Moral and Intellectual Diversity of Races|Arthur, comte de Gobineau
British Dictionary definitions for typify
/ (ˈtɪpɪˌfaɪ) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
to be typical of; characterize
to symbolize or represent completely, by or as if by a type
Derived forms of typifytypification, nountypifier, noun
Word Origin for typify
C17: from Latin typus type + -ify
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