exemplary exemplary  /ɪɡ ˈzɛm plə ri/


  1. (adj) worthy of imitation
  2. (adj) being or serving as an illustration of a type
  3. (adj) serving to warn

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  1. Yet this exemplary soldier is now on the way home, withdrawn not only for his own safety but for the sake of the troops serving alongside him.
  2. In the world of pop musicwhich is bluesy and sometimes boozy, rocking and often shockingSinger Pat Boone, 24, stands out as an exemplary type.
  3. As an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.


  1. Los Angeles school gives out five iPads to elementary school students with exemplary attendance

    The LA Daily News reports that the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), in an effort to encourage students to show up to class, is giving away some pretty impressive gifts to students with exemplary attendance. Graduating senior Vanessa Umana expected to leave last Friday's commencement ceremony at Francis Polytechnic High School with a diploma, a few photos and some wonderful memories ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

  2. Weston rewarded for improving energy efficiency

    The town’s exemplary performance in improving residential energy efficiency is being saluted by a consortium of Connecticut entities working to reduce the energy requirements of the state.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Weston Forum

  3. Port of Corpus Christi gets kudos for communication

    Port of Corpus Christi is among 27 seaports in the Western hemisphere named for exemplary communications projects and programs, according to a news release.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times


  1. "That does not bother us at all," coach Joachim Loew said. "Philipp spoke honestly about what he thinks. He has been enjoying the added responsibility and he has done his job here in an exemplary fashion."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Sen. Orrin Hatch said in a statement that Hinckley's life "was a true testament of service, and he had an abiding love for others. His wit, wisdom, and exemplary leadership will be missed by not only members of our faith, but by people of all faiths...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Orrin Hatch Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  3. "Whatever the grand jury says ...... I think you will see the people of this city behaving in an exemplary manner," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday. "They can be disappointed, they can express themselves - that's freedom of speech, I...
    on Mar 16, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Forbes

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