embracement
noun see embrace I

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  • Embracement — Em*brace ment, n. [Cf. F. embrassement.] 1. A clasp in the arms; embrace. [1913 Webster] Dear though chaste embracements. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. State of being contained; inclosure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In the embracement of the parts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embracement — index adoption (acceptance), alternative (option) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • embracement — See embraceable. * * * …   Universalium

  • embracement — noun A clasp in the arms; embrace …   Wiktionary

  • embracement — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A ready taking up of something: adoption, espousal. See ACCEPT, GIVE …   English dictionary for students

  • embracement — em·brace·ment …   English syllables

  • embracement — noun the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) • Syn: ↑embrace, ↑embracing • Derivationally related forms: ↑embrace, ↑embrace (for: ↑embracing), ↑embrace …   Useful english dictionary

  • role embracement — See role …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Social transformation — is the process by which an individual alters the socially ascribed social status of their parents into a socially achieved status for themselves. This is different from social reproduction and social mobility because instead of looking at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Marcelino dos Santos — (b. 20 May 1929, Lumbo) is a Mozambican poet, revolutionary, and statesman. As a young man he travelled to Portugal, and Paris, France for an education. He was a founding member of the Frente de Libertacao de Mocambique (FRELIMO Mozambican… …   Wikipedia

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