- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌpɹəʊtəˈtɪpɪkəl/, /ˌpɹəʊtəʊ-/, /-əkəl/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˌpɹoʊtəˈtɪpɪkəl/, /ˌpɹoʊtoʊ-/, /-əkəl/
- constituting or representing an original type of something that others are modelled on, or derived from
- 2013 June 29, Leo Montada, “Coping with Life Stress”, in Herman Steensma; Riël Vermunt, editors, Social Justice in Human Relations Volume 2: Societal and Psychological Consequences of Justice and Injustice, Springer Science & Business Media, →ISBN, page 26:
- The fourth model is called the enlightment model: Actors are seen to be responsible for problems but unable or unwilling to provide solutions. They are believed to need discipline provided by authoritative guidance. The Alcoholic Anonymous[sic] groups are considered prototypical for this model.