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embrace
ɛm'breɪs
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. A close affectionate and protective acceptance.
  2. The act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection).
  3. The state of taking in or encircling.
(动) As a verb
  1. Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own.
  2. Squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness.
  3. Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.
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