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[uh b-jek-tuh-fahy] /əbˈdʒɛk təˌfaɪ/

verb (used with object), objectified, objectifying.
to present as an , especially of sight, touch, or other physical sense; make objective; externalize.
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
(transitive) to represent concretely; present as an object

1838, from Medieval Latin objectum (see object (n.)) + -fy. Related: Objectified; objectifying.


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