Translation of exemplary in Spanish:

exemplary

Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzempləri/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (deserving imitation) [conduct/courage] ejemplar he was an exemplary student era un estudiante ejemplar
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    • His commentaries survive because they were adopted as exemplary models by later commentators.
    • The author and publisher deserve high praise for producing an exemplary model of its kind.
    • Within the community she is also a key figure, particularly among local ethnic communities where she is viewed as an exemplary role model.
    1.2 (as a warning) [formal] [punishment/sentence] ejemplar
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    • If there is exemplary punishment of the corporation and its officials, then other corporations will think twice before imposing risks on the life and health of ordinary people.
    • They are aimed at intimidating the population as a whole through the use of overwhelming military violence and the policy of exemplary punishment.
    • However the criminal justice system might use an exemplary punishment to show that we will not put up with this.

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