Simple Definition of exemplar
: an admired person or thing that is considered an example that deserves to be copied
: a typical example
Full Definition of exemplar
: one that serves as a model or example: as a : an ideal model b : a typical or standard specimen <an exemplar of medieval architecture> c : a copy of a book or writing d : idea 1a
Examples of exemplar
cited Joan of Arc as the exemplar of courage
He is an exemplar of this new breed of politician.
Origin of exemplar
Middle English, from Latin, from exemplum example
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of exemplar
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