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exemplification

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act of exemplifying.
  • noun One that exemplifies; an example.
  • noun Law An officially certified copy of a document.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
  • noun That which exemplifies; something that serves for illustration, as of a principle, theory, or the like.
  • noun A copy or transcript; especially, an attested copy, as of a record, under seal; an exemplified copy (which see, under exemplify).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
  • noun That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
  • noun (Law) A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of exemplifying; a showing or illustrating by example.
  • noun That which exemplifies; a case in point; example.
  • noun law A copy or transcript attested to be correct by the seal of an officer having custody of the original.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a representational or typifying form or model
  • noun showing by example

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Examples

  • Christ walked (1Jo 2: 6), and that commandment, of which one exemplification is presently given, 1Jo 2: 9, 10, the love of brethren. ye had from the beginning -- from the time that ye first heard the Gospel word preached.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Young's argument focuses on the notion of exemplification which he locates at the heart of the only kind of semantic representation and cognitive value that can be ascribed to artworks such as conceptual ones.

    Space, Blank, Uninterrupted

  • Goodman's applications of the notion of exemplification to art are in many ways enlightening, by allowing him to explain the significance of certain features of artworks in referential terms.

    Goodman's Aesthetics

  • Dethick, the Garter King, and of Camden, the Clarenceux King, granting the required 'exemplification' and authorising the required impalement and quartering.

    A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles

  • The same features that are characteristic, for instance, of numerical calculation ” e.g., articulateness ” can be found in musical scores, and the same features that could be called aesthetic ” such as exemplification ” can be found in scientific hypotheses as well.

    Goodman's Aesthetics

  • The doctrine of socialism has flourished and grown throughout the nineteenth century; its tenets have been preached wherever the interests of labor and capital have clashed; and it has received exemplification time and again by the State's assumption of functions which had always belonged solely to the individual.

    THE QUESTION OF THE MAXIMUM

  • It is natural to look to the Harvard department, the apex of the economics pyramid, for exemplification of the scholastic approach.

    Scholastics and Pietists, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • An examination of his Seerah, his life, is an education in the individual exemplification of the humanitarian principles of justice, mercy, and moderation; lessons completely at odds with any sort of violent campaign of intimidation or extremism.

    Taha Gaya: The Case for a Pluralistic Pakistan: A Pakistani-American Perspective

  • We see in these passages Confucius' focus upon working for the betterment of self and society and utilizing the goal of the Noble Person as the exemplification of such a path.

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.: 'Tis The Season -- With Confucius

  • We see in these passages Confucius' focus upon working for the betterment of self and society and utilizing the goal of the Noble Person as the exemplification of such a path.

    Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.: 'Tis The Season -- With Confucius

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