Definition of embrace noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪmˈbreɪs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈbreɪs//
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  1. 1[countable] an act of putting your arms around somebody as a sign of love or friendship He held her in a warm embrace. There were tears and embraces as they said goodbye.
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of accepting an idea, a proposal, a set of beliefs, etc, especially when it is done with enthusiasm the country’s eager embrace of modern technology

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