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Definition of Exemplary

Exemplary

  1. Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct.
  2. Serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages.
  3. Illustrating as the proof of a thing.
  4. An exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing.

Exemplary Quotations

Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Warren Bennis

What I would like to do is to leave behind a sustainable entity of a set of companies that operate in an exemplary manner in terms of ethics, values and continue what our ancestors left behind.
Ratan Tata

America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.
Nelson Rockefeller

A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.
Anita Brookner

My driving record is not exemplary, but I have never had a speeding ticket over 100 m.p.h. I can say that unequivocally.
Carl Hiaasen
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Exemplary Translations

exemplary in German is beispielhaft, vorbildlich
exemplary in Spanish is ejemplar
exemplary in Swedish is exemplarisk