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epitome

Pronunciation: /ɪˈpɪtəmi/

Translation of epitome in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (embodiment) personificación (feminine); (typical example) arquetipo (masculine) she is the epitome of kindness es la bondad personificada or la personificación de la bondad hers is the epitome of a healthy lifestyle la suya es el arquetipo de la vida sana he is the epitome of a gentleman es el perfecto caballero
    Example sentences
    • Helen's older sister Jenny is the epitome of the perfect Mum.
    • He was described by the man who nominated him for the award as ‘the epitome of quality leadership in the modern educational era’.
    • Truly, Jun was the epitome of a perfect leader for anyone and everyone to follow and Chase readily admitted to that - a thing that he seldom did.

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