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Exemplar n. 1. a model or pattern to be copied or imitated: He is the exemplar of patriotic virtue. 2. a typical example or instance. 3. an original or achetype: Plato thought nature but a copy of ideal exemplars. 4. a copy of a book or text. . . .
Exemplary adj. 1. worthy of imitation; commendable. 2. serving as a warning: an examplary penalty. 3. serving as a model or pattern. 4. serving as an illustration or specimen; illustrative; typical. 5. of, pertaining to, or composed of exempla: the exemplary literature of the medieval period. . . .
[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]
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