Exemplify - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzemplɪfaɪ|  American pronunciation of the word exemplify
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɛmplɪfʌɪ|  British pronunciation of the word exemplify

verb

- be characteristic of (syn: represent)
- clarify by giving an example of (syn: illustrate, instance)

Examples

His works exemplify the taste of the period.

The city's economic growth is exemplified by the many new buildings that are currently under construction.

Our ideas about right and wrong are exemplified in the laws.

The building exemplifies the style of architecture which was popular at the time.

Problems are exemplified in the report.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exemplify
he/she/it: exemplifies
present participle: exemplifying
past tense: exemplified
past participle: exemplified
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