Definition of exemplar in English:

exemplar

Syllabification: ex·em·plar
Pronunciation: /igˈzemplər, -ˌplär
 
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noun

A person or thing serving as a typical example or excellent model: he became the leading exemplar of conservative philosophy
More example sentences
  • Most exemplars implemented the integrated model of care and gained valuable experience of building local partnerships.
  • The political oblivion that encompassed the end of Billy Hughes' career remains a moral exemplar to any pollie who dares to go there.
  • Have we forgotten the moral exemplar set by Christ when he scourged the traders in the temple of Jerusalem?
Synonyms
epitome, perfect example, paragon, ideal, exemplification, textbook example, embodiment, essence, quintessence; paradigm, model, role model, template

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French exemplaire, from late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum 'sample, imitation' (see example).

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