- A person or thing serving as a typical example or excellent model: he became the leading exemplar of conservative philosophyMore 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?
late Middle English: from Old French exemplaire, from late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum 'sample, imitation' (see example).