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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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"Typifier: Inferring the type semantics of structured data," in Proc.
C'est comme si, rebou rs de ce qui se passe dans la societe, la representation des femmes dans les ecrits de Delbo en vient a typifier toute victime, masculine aussi bien que feminine.