exaumple

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French example, form of essample, from Latin exemplum. Doublet of saumple.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛɡzau̯mpəl/, /ɛɡˈzampəl/

Noun[edit]

exaumple (plural exaumples)

  1. exemplar, illustration, demonstration
  2. parable, fable, lesson
  3. model, example (of a person)
  4. exemplar, original, inspiration
  5. (philosophy) archetype, Platonic ideal
  6. parallel instance, similar situation

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