exemplifying exemplifying  /ɪɡ ˈzɛm plə ˌfaɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) clarifying by use of examples

Usage(s):

  • Though he was well enough known at home, his greatest popularity was in Europe, where he spent most of his adult life, exemplifying in his playing the ambience of an older world.

News

  1. Ex-Enron CEO gets 10 years cut from sentence - NBC40.net

    HOUSTON (AP) - Ex-Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling - seen by many as exemplifying the worst in corporate fraud and greed in America - could be released from prison in about four years after a federal judge on Friday shaved off a decade from his original sentence of more than 24 years.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  2. Ex-Enron CEO gets 10 years cut from sentence

    HOUSTON (AP) — Ex-Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling — seen by many as exemplifying the worst in corporate fraud and greed in America — could be released from prison in about four years after a federal judge on Friday shaved off a decade from his original sentence of more than 24 years.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "And the work of the Obama-Biden administration is committed to advancing America's national security, furthering America's interests, and respecting and exemplifying America's values around the world," Clinton said.
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Mangalorean.com

  2. US Rep. Barney Frank, who replaced Drinan in the House in 1981, said Drinan dedicated his life as an author, priest, law teacher and member of Congress "to the central cause of exemplifying what a moral approach to politics truly means."
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: Barney Frank Source: Forbes

  3. California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner says "Mercury is exemplifying consumer-friendly and smart business practices by passing company savings on to their policyholders."
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Steve Poizner Source: San Jose Mercury News

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