in the shape of

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Definition of in the shape of

1 : shaped like a cookie in the shape of a heart
2 used to indicate the type of thing that is being described, thought of, etc. They offered help in the shape of a loan.

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“In the shape of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20shape%20of. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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