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Meaning of encapsulate

en•cap•su•late

Pronunciation: (en-kap'su-lāt", -syoo-), [key]
— v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to place in or as if in a capsule.
  2. to summarize or condense.
—v.i.
  1. to become enclosed in or as if in a capsule.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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