Definition of exemplar
- an exemplar of medieval architecture
cited Joan of Arc as the exemplar of courage
He is an exemplar of this new breed of politician.
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: an admired person or thing that is considered an example that deserves to be copied
: a typical example
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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