• (RP) IPA: /ɛɡˈzɛmpləɹi/, /ɪk-/
  • (GA) IPA: /ɛɡˈzɛmpləɹi/, /ɪɡ-/


  1. Deserving honour#Noun|honour, respect#Noun|respect and admiration.
  2. Of such high quality that it should serve#Verb|serve as an example to be imitated; ideal, perfect#Adjective|perfect.
    Her behaviour was always exemplary.
  3. Serving as a warning#Noun|warning; monitory.
    exemplary justice, exemplary punishment, exemplary damages
  4. Providing an example or illustration.
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exemplary (plural exemplaries)

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

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