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en·cap·su·late

 (ĕn-kăp′sə-lāt′)
v. en·cap·su·lat·ed, en·cap·su·lat·ing, en·cap·su·lates
v.tr.
1. To encase in or as if in a capsule.
2. To express in a brief summary; epitomize: headlines that encapsulate the news.
v.intr.
To become encapsulated.

en·cap′su·la′tion n.
en·cap′su·la′tor n.
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Noun1.encapsulation - the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule); "the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.encapsulation - the process of enclosing (as in a capsule)
physical process, process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
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Translations
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encapsulation

[ɪnˌkæpsjuˈleɪʃən] n [+ mood, spirit, essence] → incarnation f
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