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Example vs. Exemplar — What's the Difference?

Example vs. Exemplar — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Example and Exemplar

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Example

A thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule
Advertising provides a good example of an industry where dreams have faded
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Exemplar

One that is worthy of imitation; a perfect example or model.
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Example

A person or thing regarded in terms of their fitness to be imitated
It is important that parents should set an example
He followed his brother's example and deserted his family
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Exemplar

One that is typical or representative; an example
An exemplar of poor research.
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Example

Be illustrated or exemplified
The extent of Allied naval support is exampled by the navigational specialists provided
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Exemplar

A copy, as of a book.
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Example

One that is representative of a group as a whole
The squirrel, an example of a rodent.
Introduced each new word with examples of its use.
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Exemplar

Something fit to be imitated; an ideal, a model.
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Example

One serving as a pattern of a specific kind
Set a good example by arriving on time.
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Exemplar

A role model.
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Example

A similar case that constitutes a model or precedent
A unique episode, without example in maritime history.
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Exemplar

Something typical or representative of a class; an example that typifies.
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Example

A punishment given as a warning or deterrent
Saw the boy's suspension as an example to all students considering breaking the rules.
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Exemplar

A pattern after which others should be made; an archetype.
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Example

One that has been given such a punishment
Made an example of the offender.
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Exemplar

A well known usage of a scientific theory.
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Example

A problem or exercise used to illustrate a principle or method.
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Exemplar

A handwritten manuscript used by a scribe to make a handwritten copy; the original copy of what gets multiply reproduced in a copy machine.
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Example

Something that is representative of all such things in a group.
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Exemplar

A copy of a book or piece of writing.
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Example

Something that serves to illustrate or explain a rule.
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Exemplar

(obsolete) Exemplary.
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Example

Something that serves as a pattern of behaviour to be imitated (a good example) or not to be imitated (a bad example).
Nelson Mandela was an example for many to follow.
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Exemplar

A model, original, or pattern, to be copied or imitated; a specimen; sometimes; an ideal model or type, as that which an artist conceives.
Such grand exemplar as make their own abilities the sole measure of what is fit or unfit.
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Example

A person punished as a warning to others.
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Exemplar

A copy of a book or writing.
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Example

A parallel or closely similar case, especially when serving as a precedent or model.
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Exemplar

Exemplary.
The exemplar piety of the father of a family.
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Example

An instance (as a problem to be solved) serving to illustrate the rule or precept or to act as an exercise in the application of the rule.
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Exemplar

Something to be imitated;
An exemplar of success
A model of clarity
He is the very model of a modern major general
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Example

To be illustrated or exemplified (by). en
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Example

One or a portion taken to show the character or quality of the whole; a sample; a specimen.
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Example

That which is to be followed or imitated as a model; a pattern or copy.
For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
I gave, thou sayest, the example; I led the way.
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Example

That which resembles or corresponds with something else; a precedent; a model.
Such temperate order in so fierce a causeDoth want example.
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Example

That which is to be avoided; one selected for punishment and to serve as a warning; a warning.
Hang him; he'll be made an example.
Now these things were our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
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Example

An instance serving for illustration of a rule or precept, especially a problem to be solved, or a case to be determined, as an exercise in the application of the rules of any study or branch of science; as, in trigonometry and grammar, the principles and rules are illustrated by examples.
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Example

To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance.
Burke devoted himself to this duty with a fervid assiduity that has not often been exampled, and has never been surpassed.
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Example

An item of information that is representative of a type;
This patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
There is an example on page 10
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Example

A representative form or pattern;
I profited from his example
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Example

Something to be imitated;
An exemplar of success
A model of clarity
He is the very model of a modern major general
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Example

Punishment intended as a warning to others;
They decided to make an example of him
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Example

An occurrence of something;
It was a case of bad judgment
Another instance occurred yesterday
But there is always the famous example of the Smiths
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Example

A task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding;
You must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook
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