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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.
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Noun1.typification - a representational or typifying form or modeltypification - a representational or typifying form or model
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
picture - a typical example of some state or quality; "the very picture of a modern general"; "she was the picture of despair"
2.typification - the act of representing by a type or symboltypification - the act of representing by a type or symbol; the action of typifying
representation - an activity that stands as an equivalent of something or results in an equivalent
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References in classic literature ?
The prudent Mrs Chivery, who wondered greatly at this change, would have protested against it as detrimental to the Highland typification on the doorpost but for two forcible reasons; one, that her John was roused to take strong interest in the business which these starts were supposed to advance--and this she held to be good for his drooping spirits; the other, that Mr Pancks confidentially agreed to pay her, for the occupation of her son's time, at the handsome rate of seven and sixpence per day.
* The typification of technological processes as the series of technological operations, by means of which all parts of the specified group can be made.
Koen de Temmerman, "Where Philosophy and Rhetoric Meet: Character Typification in the Greek Novel" (pp.
The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project (Natural History Museum, London).
In fact, he did make it, but it is remarkable that in his works first written and published in the United States every time he addresses the typification of the meaning of body of knowledge of the lifeworld, he turns to the Weberian theory of the ideal types, and the ugly word essence barely appears.
In addition, both groups regarded the scientific typification of energy and biological processes as more valid than the other descriptions.
The first is typification: I counted 15 main characters who reappear throughout the book, exemplifying typical experiences.
Two aspects, the media's creation of fear and its reinforcement of racial typification, are discussed in the following subsections.
A fundamental structure of the rights, a typification of relationships to which they apply, and lexical rules for their application are offered.
La meme "typification simplificatrice" (Thomasseau 12) est a l'oeuvre pour la figure de la victime: directement heritiere de la double tradition du melodrame et du roman gothique, la victime est invariablement belle, mais d'une beaute fragile, blonde, hypersensible ou "phtisique," vertueuse et pieuse.