Definition of avatar
1 : an electronic image that represents and may be manipulated by a computer user (as in a game)
2 : the incarnation of a Hindu deity (such as Vishnu)
3a : an incarnation in human form
b : an embodiment (as of a concept or philosophy) often in a person She was regarded as an avatar of charity and concern for the poor.
4 : a variant phase or version of a continuing basic entity the latest avatar of the conservative movement
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