embracing embracing  /ɛmb ˈreɪ sɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The high school has done perhaps too good a job of embracing young mothers.
  2. Her definition of fashion is clearly hedonistic, embracing fashion's immediacy but with a broad cultural vision that puts everything in perspective.
  3. Obama is embracing a more populist approach.

News

  1. Marble Media LLC’s Online Weight Loss Website ShedThoseLBS.com Offers Tips for Embracing Healthy Eating Habits

    ShedThoseLBS.com, an online resource for healthy weight loss from Marble Media LLC, explains the necessity of shedding bad eating habits and embracing healthy foods through will-power and making good choices at the grocery store. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/shedthoselbs/healthyeating/prweb10838364.htm
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Officers raise money for Special Olympics

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Louisville Metro Police officers are embracing the stereotype about cops and doughnuts to raise money for Special Olympics. Officers are standing on top of the Bardstown Road Krispy Kreme location until midnight asking for donations for Special Olympics here in Kentucky. “High five, the hug, they are our motivator. The awareness is great but to see them, to see them ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WHAS TV11 Louisville

  3. Area restaurants embracing movement to use local sources

    Several Peoria-area restaurants are embracing the local food movement by adding regionally produced items to their menus in the coming months.   The event, Local Flavors, was created by the Illinois Stewardship Alliance. Peoria restaurants Rhythm Kitchen, One World Cafe, Rizzi's on State and Black Rabbit will participate, along with June restaurant in Peoria Heights, Maxine's on Main in Morton ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  1. "For the African-American community, that path (to unity) means embracing the burdens of our past without becoming victims of our past," Obama said. "In the white community, the path to a more perfect union means acknowledging that what ails...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Canada.com

  2. Six years after the Sept. 11 attacks and three years after the 9/11 Commission made its recommendations, "Congress is finally embracing what the 9/11 families have been saying all along," said Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie...
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Bennie Thompson Source: Forbes

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