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

 ex·em·pla·ry /ɪgˈzɛmpləri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·em·pla·ry, n. An exemplar; also, a copy of a book or writing. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·em·pla·ry a.
 1. Serving as a pattern; deserving to be proposed for imitation; commendable; as, an exemplary person; exemplary conduct.
    [Bishops'] lives and doctrines ought to be exemplary.   --Bacon.
 2. Serving as a warning; monitory; as, exemplary justice, punishment, or damages.
 3. Illustrating as the proof of a thing.
 Exemplary damages. Law See under Damage.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: worthy of imitation; "exemplary behavior"; "model citizens"
             [syn: model(a)]
      2: being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free
         discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action
         exemplary of his conduct"; [syn: emblematic, typic]
      3: serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an
         exemplary jail sentence" [syn: admonitory, cautionary,
          monitory, warning(a)]