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English noun: epitome

1. epitome (cognition) a standard or typical example


SamplesHe is the prototype of good breeding.
He provided America with an image of the good father.


Synonymsimage, paradigm, prototype


Broader (hypernym)example, model


Narrower (hyponym)concentrate, imago

2. epitome (communication) a brief abstract (as of an article or book)


Broader (hypernym)abstract, outline, precis, synopsis









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