Exemplary - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzempləri|  American pronunciation of the word exemplary
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɛmpləri|  British pronunciation of the word exemplary

adjective

- worthy of imitation(syn: model)

exemplary behavior

- being or serving as an illustration of a type(syn: emblematic, typic)

an action exemplary of his conduct

- serving to warn(syn: admonitory, cautionary, monitory, warning)

an exemplary jail sentence

Examples

...as a hospital volunteer you have given exemplary service to your community...

...armies have traditionally used public execution as an exemplary punishment for the crime of desertion...

Here are two exemplary drawings of this painter.

a company with an exemplary record on environmental issues

an action exemplary of his conduct

...the family's cat did an exemplary job of keeping the house and yard free of all rodents...

This supposedly exemplary mother too was the educatress of Caligula.

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