Definitions

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

  • adjective Of, relating to, or serving as a type; typical.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In biology, of or pertaining to a type; forming or serving as a type; typical.

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

  • adjective Relating to a type or types; belonging to types; serving as a type; typical.

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

  • adjective of, relating to, or being a type; typical

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Examples

  • Elsewhere, the Devatas have been described as typal beings who, being incapable of evolving further, inhabit their respective domains for ever.

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  • After taking a passing glance at the symbolic, typal, and conventional stages in Indian and European history, Sri Aurobindo focuses on the individualistic and the beginning subjective stages of modern societies.

    India has been and is one of the greatest civilizations of the world

  • After taking a passing glance at the symbolic, typal, and conventional stages in Indian and European history, Sri Aurobindo focuses on the individualistic and the beginning subjective stages of modern societies.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The typal stage is characterized by a dominance of psychological and ethical concerns and motives; all else, including spiritual and religious concerns, are subordinate to these.

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  • Starting from Lamprecht's theory that societies pass through several distinct psychological stages of development—symbolic, typal and conventional, individualist, and subjective—Sri Aurobindo expresses his view of historical and sociological development in the light of his own theory of spiritual evolution.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Sri Aurobindo explains that “the individualistic age of human society comes as a result of the corruption and failure of the conventional, as a revolt against the reign of the petrified typal figure.”

    India has been and is one of the greatest civilizations of the world

  • The typal stage is characterized by a dominance of psychological and ethical concerns and motives; all else, including spiritual and religious concerns, are subordinate to these.

    India has been and is one of the greatest civilizations of the world

  • We are not typal creations but evolutionary entities associating ourselves in this multiplicity of creation.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Starting from Lamprecht's theory that societies pass through several distinct psychological stages of development—symbolic, typal and conventional, individualist, and subjective—Sri Aurobindo expresses his view of historical and sociological development in the light of his own theory of spiritual evolution.

    India has been and is one of the greatest civilizations of the world

  • We are not typal creations but evolutionary entities associating ourselves in this multiplicity of creation.

    Chicago, Cairo, Sofia, Istanbul, Mumbai, & Puducherry

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