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reify
American English: /ˈriəˌfaɪ/
British English: /ˈriːɪfʌɪ/
, /ˈreɪɪfʌɪ/

Translation of reify in Spanish:

transitive verb -fies, -fying, -fied

  • [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Concrete abstractions regarding productive and unproductive identities are reified and spaces, along with the bodies that occupy those spaces, are imbued with ideologies of capitalism and patriarchy.
    • Further, Eddie's pursuit and ultimate success in obtaining and reifying an American Dream not corrupted by materialism offers the impression that it was somewhat easy to obtain.
    • Our fourth and final point is that it is not clear why market participants should suddenly forget the arbitrary way the conventional judgment is formed once it has been established (and reify the price it supports).

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