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Definition of typify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they typify
    he / she / it typifies
    past simple typified
    -ing form typifying
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  1. 1(not usually used in the progressive tenses)
  2. 2typify something to be a typical example of something clothes that typify the 1960s the new style of politician, typified by the President
  3. 3typify something to be a typical feature of something the haunting guitar melodies that typify the band's music
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: typify