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prototypes

noun , plural of prototype

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1 one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like
  • a literary character who is regarded as the prototype of the fanatical and intolerant pursuer of justice
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2 something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed
  • the Greek epic that is the prototype of the hero myth
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3 something from which copies are made
  • the manufacturer exhaustively tested the prototype of the vehicle before approving production
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