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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 typ·i·fy /ˈtɪpəˌfaɪ/
 (vt.)代表,象徵,為…之典型

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Typ·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Typified p. pr. & vb. n. Typifying.]
 1. To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
    Our Savior was typified, indeed, by the goat that was slain, and the scapegoat in the wilderness.   --Sir T. Browne.
 2. To embody the essential or salient characteristics of; to be the type of; as, the genus Rosa typifies the family Rosaceae, which in turn typifies the series Rosales.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 typify
      v 1: embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical
           example of; "The fugue typifies Bach's style of
           composition" [syn: epitomize, epitomise]
      2: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol;
         "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?" [syn: symbolize,
          symbolise, stand for, represent]
      [also: typified]