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exemplar

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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French exemplaire, from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛm.plə/, /ɪkˈzɛm.plə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛm.plɑɹ/, /ɪɡˈzɛm.plɚ/
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NounEdit

exemplar (plural exemplars)

  1. Something fit to be imitated; see ideal and model.
  2. Something typical or representative of a class; see example.
  3. A pattern after which others should be made; see archetype.
  4. A well known usage of a scientific theory.
  5. A handwritten manuscript used by a scribe to make a handwritten copy; the original copy of what gets multiply reproduced in a copy machine.
  6. A copy of a book or writing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)
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Etymology 2Edit

From French exemplaire, and its source, Latin exemplāris.

AdjectiveEdit

exemplar (comparative more exemplar, superlative most exemplar)

  1. (obsolete) Exemplary.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin exemplar

NounEdit

exemplar m (plural exemplars)

  1. copy; edition

LatinEdit

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NounEdit

exemplar n (genitive exemplāris); third declension

  1. model, pattern, example, original or ideal
  2. copy

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter "pure" i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative exemplar exemplāria
genitive exemplāris exemplārium
dative exemplārī exemplāribus
accusative exemplar exemplāria
ablative exemplārī exemplāribus
vocative exemplar exemplāria

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin exemplaris.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

exemplar m, f (plural exemplares; comparable)

  1. exemplary

NounEdit

exemplar m (plural exemplares)

  1. example, exemplar

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NounEdit

exemplar n

  1. a copy (one of many identical artifacts)

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