emblematic vs exemplary what difference

what is difference between emblematic and exemplary

English

Etymology

From French emblématique. See emblem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛmbləˈmatɪk/
  • enPR: ĕmb-lə-mă-tĭk
  • Hyphenation: em‧blem‧at‧ic

Adjective

emblematic (comparative more emblematic, superlative most emblematic)

  1. Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type.
    Synonyms: symbolic, illustrative
  2. (figuratively) Typical.
    Synonyms: representative, exemplary, characteristic, iconic

Translations

Further reading

  • “emblematic”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Romanian

Etymology

From French emblématique

Adjective

emblematic m or n (feminine singular emblematică, masculine plural emblematici, feminine and neuter plural emblematice)

  1. emblematic

Declension



English

Etymology

From Middle French exemplaire (exemplary; a copy, facsimile; an example; a sample, specimen), from Latin exemplāris (exemplary; a copy, facsimile), from exemplum (an example; a sample; a copy or transcript). Doublet of exemplar.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛmpləɹi/, /ɪk-/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈzɛmpləɹi/, /ɪɡ-/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧em‧pla‧ry

Adjective

exemplary (comparative more exemplary, superlative most exemplary)

  1. Deserving honour, respect and admiration.
  2. Of such high quality that it should serve as an example to be imitated; ideal, perfect.
  3. Serving as a warning; monitory.
  4. Providing an example or illustration.

Synonyms

  • (all senses): exemplar (adjective) (obsolete)
  • (serving as a warning): admonitory

Translations

Noun

exemplary (plural exemplaries)

  1. (obsolete) An example, or typical instance.
  2. (obsolete) A copy of a book or a piece of writing.

Synonyms

  • exemplar
  • paradigm

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