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tr.v. typ·i·fied, typ·i·fy·ing, typ·i·fies
1. To serve as a typical example of; embody the essential characteristics of: a painting that typifies the artist's work.
2. To represent by an image, a form, or a model; symbolize or prefigure.

typ′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
typ′i·fi′er n.