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ex·em·plar

 (ĭg-zĕm′plär′, -plər)
n.
1. One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model. See Synonyms at ideal.
2. One that is typical or representative; an example: an exemplar of poor research.
3. A copy, as of a book.

[Middle English exemplere, from Late Latin exemplārium, from Latin exemplum, example; see example.]

exemplar

(ɪɡˈzɛmplə; -plɑː)
n
1. a person or thing to be copied or imitated; model
2. a typical specimen or instance; example
3. (Library Science & Bibliography) a copy of a book or text on which further printings have been based
[C14: from Latin exemplarium model, from exemplum example]

ex•em•plar

(ɪgˈzɛm plər, -plɑr)

n.
1. a model or pattern to be copied or imitated.
2. a typical example or instance.
3. an original or archetype.
4. a copy of a book or text.
[1350–1400; Middle English exaumplere < Middle French examplaire < Latin exemplar=exempl(um) example]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exemplar - something to be imitated; "an exemplar of success"; "a model of clarity"; "he is the very model of a modern major general"
ideal - the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
beaut, beauty - an outstanding example of its kind; "his roses were beauties"; "when I make a mistake it's a beaut"
pacemaker, pacesetter - a leading instance in its field; "the new policy will be a pacesetter in community relations"
pattern - a model considered worthy of imitation; "the American constitution has provided a pattern for many republics"
prodigy - an impressive or wonderful example of a particular quality; "the Marines are expected to perform prodigies of valor"

exemplar

noun
1. model, example, standard, ideal, criterion, paradigm, epitome, paragon They viewed their new building as an exemplar of taste.
2. example, instance, illustration, type, specimen, prototype, typical example, representative example, exemplification One of the wittiest exemplars of the technique was M.C. Escher.

exemplar

noun
One that is worthy of imitation or duplication:
Translations

exemplar

[ˈɪgzemplɑː] (frm) N
1. (= example) → ejemplar m
2. (= model) → ejemplo m

exemplar

[ɪgˈzɛmpləʳ] (frm) n (example) → esempio; (model) → modello
References in classic literature ?
But to exercise the intellect the prince should read histories, and study there the actions of illustrious men, to see how they have borne themselves in war, to examine the causes of their victories and defeat, so as to avoid the latter and imitate the former; and above all do as an illustrious man did, who took as an exemplar one who had been praised and famous before him, and whose achievements and deeds he always kept in his mind, as it is said Alexander the Great imitated Achilles, Caesar Alexander, Scipio Cyrus.
Eternus, incorruptus, æquævus polo, Unusque et universus exemplar Dei.
And so far as your stupidity is concerned, you are but the exemplar of your class.
I remember that he took his whack of champagne with the nervous freedom of a man at high pressure, and have no doubt I kept him in countenance by an equal indulgence; but Raffles, ever an exemplar in such matters, was more abstemious even than his wont, and very poor company to boot.
it was not in itself a jewel of benevolence or wisdom, yet he made it an exemplar of both that one would have liked to have a copy of.
In the end the sailor-men married girls of their own homeland and settled down to become exemplars of all the virtues for which the island was noted.
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