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exemplars

noun , plural of exemplar

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1 one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like
  • the village's Congregational church could serve as an exemplar of the white clapboard church with a steeple that is a fixture in old New England towns
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2 someone of such unequaled perfection as to deserve imitation
  • few of history's heroes were quite the exemplars that generations of schoolteachers made them out to be
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3 the most perfect type or example
  • the paintings of the French painter Claude Monet are often regarded as exemplars of Impressionism
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