exemplar

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See also: Exemplar and exemplář

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French exemplaire, from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum. Doublet of exemplary.

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Noun[edit]

exemplar (plural exemplars)

  1. Something fit to be imitated; an ideal, a model.
    • 2020 August 26, Nigel Harris, “Comment Special: Catastrophe at Carmont”, in Rail, page 4:
      A ray of light amid all this nonsense was Gwyn Topham's piece in the Guardian, which was timely, measured, accurate and of appropriate tone. That this single report stood out so clearly as an exemplar is a scathing comment in itself on the volumes of drivel surrounding it.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:model
  2. A role model.
  3. Something typical or representative of a class; an example.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:exemplar
  4. A pattern after which others should be made; an archetype.
  5. A well known usage of a scientific theory.
  6. A handwritten manuscript used by a scribe to make a handwritten copy; the original copy of what gets multiply reproduced in a copy machine.
  7. A copy of a book or piece of writing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Nicholas Udall to this entry?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French exemplaire, and its source, Latin exemplāris.

Adjective[edit]

exemplar (comparative more exemplar, superlative most exemplar)

  1. (obsolete) Exemplary.

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Etymology[edit]

Latin exemplar

Noun[edit]

exemplar m (plural exemplars)

  1. copy; edition

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare of exemplāris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

exemplar n (genitive exemplāris); third declension

  1. model, pattern, example, original or ideal
  2. copy

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative exemplar exemplāria
Genitive exemplāris exemplārium
Dative exemplārī exemplāribus
Accusative exemplar exemplāria
Ablative exemplārī exemplāribus
Vocative exemplar exemplāria

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exemplaris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

exemplar m or f (plural exemplares, comparable)

  1. exemplary

Noun[edit]

exemplar m (plural exemplares)

  1. example, exemplar

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

exemplar n

  1. a copy (one of many identical artifacts)

Declension[edit]

Declension of exemplar 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative exemplar exemplaret exemplar exemplaren
Genitive exemplars exemplarets exemplars exemplarens

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