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personify

[pə'sɔnɪfaɪ] брит. / амер.

гл.

персонифицировать, олицетворять; воплощать

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олицетворять

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Dualists personify inanimate physical objects at the slightest opportunity, seeing spirits and demons even in waterfalls and clouds.
При малейшей возможности дуалисты персонифицируют неодушевлённые физические объекты и обнаруживают духов и демонов в водопадах и плывущих облаках.
Dawkins, Richard / The God DelusionДокинз, Ричард / Бог как иллюзия
Бог как иллюзия
Докинз, Ричард
© 2006 by Richard Dawkins
© H. Смелкова, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская Группа Аттикус", 2008
The God Delusion
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 2006
In most of these countries one exception is instanced by Switzerland and another by Hungary the prince came to personify the state and the nation from the sixteenth century on.
В большинстве государств, за исключением Швейцарии и Венгрии, князья начиная с XVI в. олицетворяли свою страну и свой народ.
Schumpeter, Joseph A. / History of Economic AnalysisШумпетер, Йозеф А. / История экономического анализа
История экономического анализа
Шумпетер, Йозеф А.
© Перевод с английского под редакцией В.С. Автономова, 2001
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
History of Economic Analysis
Schumpeter, Joseph A.
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
The most unhappy aspect of their relations was Dick's growing indifference, at present personified by too much drink;
Самым печальным в их отношениях было растущее безразличие Дика, которое сейчас обретало конкретную форму в том, что он слишком много пил.
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key / Tender is the NightФицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей / Ночь нежна
Ночь нежна
Фицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей
© 1933, 1934 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© renewed 1948, 1951 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan
© Перевод Е. Калашниковой. Наследники, 2007
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
Tender is the Night
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
There was in him something primitive. He seemed to partake of those obscure forces of nature which the Greeks personified in shapes part human and part beast, the satyr and the faun.
От Стрикленда веяло первобытностью, точно и в нем была заложена частица тех темных сил, которые греки воплощали в образах получеловека-полуживотного — сатира, фавна.
Maugham, Somerset / The Moon and SixpenceМоэм, Сомерсет / Луна и грош
Луна и грош
Моэм, Сомерсет
© Издательство «Правда», 1982
The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, Somerset
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
Further, to apply personified images by this method, an own mold for each image is necessary which is impracticable.
Кроме того, чтобы таким способом наносить персонифицированные изображения, необходима своя форма для каждого изображения, что практически неисполнимо.
The major appeared in a new frock coat, in which he looked like a wax figure personifying the memory of his golden age.
Майор появился в новом сюртуке, в котором был похож на восковую фигуру, олицетворявшую память о его золотом веке.
O.Henry / The Duplicity of HargravesГенри, О. / Коварство Харгрэвса
Коварство Харгрэвса
Генри, О.
The Duplicity of Hargraves
O.Henry
In fact, you could say that the langoliers are purpose personified.”
Можно даже сказать, что лангольеры - само олицетворение целеустремленности.
King, Stephen / The LangoliersКинг, Стивен / Лангольеры
Лангольеры
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1990
© Перевод. В.А. Вебер, 1997
© "Фирма "Издательство АСТ"", 1999
The Langoliers
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1990
Then the four women who personified the elements moved as one to the table. With Neferet and Loren, each of them lifted a goblet.
Четыре ассистентки, символизировавшие стихии, подошли к столу и взяли в руки кубки. Лорен и Неферет сделали то же самое.
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin / MarkedКаст, Филис,Каст, Кристин / Меченая
Меченая
Каст, Филис,Каст, Кристин
© St. Martin's Griffin Press, LLC, New York, 2007
© ЗАО "ОЛМА Медиа Групп", издание, перевод, 2009
Marked
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin
© 2007 by P. С. Cast and Kristin Cast
For a moment, the dark hatred of man for the encroaching slan enemy seemed personified in his grim countenance, and in the tenseness with which his body seemed to await inevitable death.
На мгновение он показался Джомми излучающей ненависть статуей — вся его плоть сжалась в ожидании неминуемой смерти.
Van Vogt, Alfred Elton / SlanВан Вогт, Альфред Элтон / Слан
Слан
Ван Вогт, Альфред Элтон
© 1968 by A.E. van Vogt
© Перевод. К.Кузнецов, А.Григорьев, Б. Жужунава, 2006
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2006
Slan
Van Vogt, Alfred Elton
© 1940, 1945, 1951, 1968 by A. E. van Vogt
That strange, scooping, personified space in his dream: could it have been simply this hall, conjured up because his stomach wanted food?
Вот оно, наяву, это странное ковшеобразное вместилище из его сна: может, и правда ему просто-напросто приснился этот зал, подсказанный сознанию пустым желудком?
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
Most of the expert ones it takes the name from EN.LIL like “gentleman of the wind”, which fits with the theory that the old ones “personified” the elements of the nature and assigned to a God the responsibility of winds and storms.
Большинство ученых считают, что имя ЭН.ЛИЛБ должно означать «повелитель ветра», что согласуется с теорией о персонификации древними людьми явлений природы, когда одному из богов приписывалась власть над ветрами и бурями.
Sitchin, Zecharia / The 12th PlanetСитчин, Захария / Двенадцатая Планета
Двенадцатая Планета
Ситчин, Захария
The 12th Planet
Sitchin, Zecharia
© 1976 by Zecharia Sitchin

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pə'sɔnɪfaɪVerbперсонифицировать; олицетворять; воплощатьExamples

Like mythology, Greek philosophy has a tendency to personify ideas. — Как и мифология, греческая философия имеет тенденцию персонифицировать идеи.
A teacher who personified patience. — Учитель, который был воплощением терпения.

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be personified
воплощаться
personified realization
олицетворенное осознание
personified capital
персонифицированный капитал

Word forms

personify

verb
Basic forms
Pastpersonified
Imperativepersonify
Present Participle (Participle I)personifying
Past Participle (Participle II)personified
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I personifywe personify
you personifyyou personify
he/she/it personifiesthey personify
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am personifyingwe are personifying
you are personifyingyou are personifying
he/she/it is personifyingthey are personifying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have personifiedwe have personified
you have personifiedyou have personified
he/she/it has personifiedthey have personified
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been personifyingwe have been personifying
you have been personifyingyou have been personifying
he/she/it has been personifyingthey have been personifying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I personifiedwe personified
you personifiedyou personified
he/she/it personifiedthey personified
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was personifyingwe were personifying
you were personifyingyou were personifying
he/she/it was personifyingthey were personifying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had personifiedwe had personified
you had personifiedyou had personified
he/she/it had personifiedthey had personified
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been personifyingwe had been personifying
you had been personifyingyou had been personifying
he/she/it had been personifyingthey had been personifying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will personifywe shall/will personify
you will personifyyou will personify
he/she/it will personifythey will personify
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be personifyingwe shall/will be personifying
you will be personifyingyou will be personifying
he/she/it will be personifyingthey will be personifying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have personifiedwe shall/will have personified
you will have personifiedyou will have personified
he/she/it will have personifiedthey will have personified
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been personifyingwe shall/will have been personifying
you will have been personifyingyou will have been personifying
he/she/it will have been personifyingthey will have been personifying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would personifywe should/would personify
you would personifyyou would personify
he/she/it would personifythey would personify
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be personifyingwe should/would be personifying
you would be personifyingyou would be personifying
he/she/it would be personifyingthey would be personifying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have personifiedwe should/would have personified
you would have personifiedyou would have personified
he/she/it would have personifiedthey would have personified
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been personifyingwe should/would have been personifying
you would have been personifyingyou would have been personifying
he/she/it would have been personifyingthey would have been personifying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am personifiedwe are personified
you are personifiedyou are personified
he/she/it is personifiedthey are personified
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being personifiedwe are being personified
you are being personifiedyou are being personified
he/she/it is being personifiedthey are being personified
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been personifiedwe have been personified
you have been personifiedyou have been personified
he/she/it has been personifiedthey have been personified
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was personifiedwe were personified
you were personifiedyou were personified
he/she/it was personifiedthey were personified
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being personifiedwe were being personified
you were being personifiedyou were being personified
he/she/it was being personifiedthey were being personified
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been personifiedwe had been personified
you had been personifiedyou had been personified
he/she/it had been personifiedthey had been personified
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be personifiedwe shall/will be personified
you will be personifiedyou will be personified
he/she/it will be personifiedthey will be personified
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been personifiedwe shall/will have been personified
you will have been personifiedyou will have been personified
he/she/it will have been personifiedthey will have been personified