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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 beau ide·al /ˌboaɪˈdi(ə)l, ˌboˌideˈɑl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Beau i·de·al  A conception or image of consummate beauty, moral or physical, formed in the mind, free from all the deformities, defects, and blemishes seen in actual existence; an ideal or faultless standard or model.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·de·al n. A mental conception regarded as a standard of perfection; a model of excellence, beauty, etc.
    The ideal is to be attained by selecting and assembling in one whole the beauties and perfections which are usually seen in different individuals, excluding everything defective or unseemly, so as to form a type or model of the species. Thus, the Apollo Belvedere is the ideal of the beauty and proportion of the human frame.   --Fleming.
 Beau ideal. See Beau ideal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 beau ideal
      n : an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept [syn: paragon,
           idol, perfection]