Definition of encapsulate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    encapsulate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɪnˈkæpsəˌleɪt//
     
    encapsulate something (in something)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they encapsulate
     
    he / she / it encapsulates
     
    past simple encapsulated
     
    -ing form encapsulating
     
     
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  1. 1to express the most important parts of something in a few words, a small space, or a single object synonym sum up
  2. 2 The poem encapsulates many of the central themes of her writing.
encapsulation
 
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NAmE//ɪnˌkæpsəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
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