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  1. hug (italbrac, noun); putting arms around someone
  2. (italbrac, metaphorical) enfolding, including
  • French: embrasser
  • German: Umarmung (1,2)
verb (embrac, ing)
  1. hug, put arms around
  2. (italbrac, metaphorical) enfold, include (ideas, principles, etc)
    Etymology: From em, in, + brace?, arm, literally "in arms"; from Latin

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