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Etymology

From Old French embracer (modern: embrasser) em- "in-" + brace "arm" literally “in arms”; from Latin

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to embrace

Third person singular
embrac

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to embrace (third-person singular simple present embrac, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. hug, put arms around
  2. (metaphorical) enfold, include (ideas, principles, etc)

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Noun

Singular
embrace

Plural
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  1. hug (noun); putting arms around someone
  2. (metaphorical) enfolding, including

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