Definition of exemplar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪɡˈzemplɑː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈzemplɑːr//
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a person or thing that is a good or typical example of something synonym model Her career was an exemplar of individual success at a time of great economic hardship. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French exemplaire, from late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum ‘sample, imitation’, from eximere ‘take out’, from ex- ‘out’ + emere ‘take’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: exemplar