Definition of exemplary adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    exemplary

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪɡˈzɛmpləri//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1providing a good example for people to copy Her behavior was exemplary. a man of exemplary character
  2. 2[usually before noun] (law or formal) (of punishment) severe; used especially as a warning to others
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