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typify (third-person singular simple present typifies, present participle typifying, simple past and past participle typified)

  1. (transitive) To embody, exemplify; to represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
    His attitude typifies the attitude of young people today.
  2. (transitive) To portray stereotypically.
    The angry captain typified all new sailors as incompetent.
  3. (transitive, sciences) To serve as a typical or reference specimen.
    The chosen specimen typifies plants belonging to that species.

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