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Conforming with what usually happens:
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  1. Conforming with what usually happens:
  2. Of or belonging to a type or representative example; characteristic
  3. Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category:
Using symbolism:
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  1. Using symbolism:
  2. Of or expressed in a symbol or symbols
  3. Of, relating to, or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol:
Acting or serving as an illustration.
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  1. Acting or serving as an illustration.
  2. Serving as an illustration or example
Of, relating to, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
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  1. Of, relating to, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
  2. Of or serving as an emblem; symbolic
  3. Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type
Of, characterized by, or advocating democracy:
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  1. Of, characterized by, or advocating democracy:
  2. (Rare) Of or pertaining to democracy: democratic.
  3. (US politics) Of or pertaining to the Democratic Party.
Of or relating to representation, especially to realistic graphic representation.
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  1. Of or relating to representation, especially to realistic graphic representation.
  2. Designating or of art that represents in recognizable form objects in nature
  3. Of or pertaining to representation or to representationalism
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
Person who acts as the voice of a group of people.
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  1. Person who acts as the voice of a group of people.
  2. A spokesman or a spokeswoman.
  1. A male member of congress.
  2. A member of Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives
  1. A female member of congress
  2. A woman member of Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives
A member of the lower house of certain US state legislatures.
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  1. A member of the lower house of certain US state legislatures.
  2. A man who is a member of a legislative assembly.
  3. A member of a legislative assembly
A female assemblyman
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  1. A female assemblyman
  2. A member of the lower house of certain US state legislatures.
  3. A woman who is a member of a legislative assembly.
A male member of a council, especially a city council; now often replaced by gender-neutral councilor (British, councillor).
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  1. A male member of a council, especially a city council; now often replaced by gender-neutral councilor (British, councillor).
A female member of a council, especially a city council; now often replaced by gender-neutral councilor (British, councillor).
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  1. A female member of a council, especially a city council; now often replaced by gender-neutral councilor (British, councillor).
  2. A woman who is a member of a council
A person who has been elected to the U.S. House of Representatives
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  1. A person who has been elected to the U.S. House of Representatives
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
One who drafts or enacts laws, especially a member of a legislative body.
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  1. One who drafts or enacts laws, especially a member of a legislative body.
  2. A member of a legislative assembly; lawmaker
A member of a council, as one convened to advise a governor.
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  1. A member of a council, as one convened to advise a governor.
  2. (US) Member of a council, especially a city council, as a gender-free term replacing councilman and councilwoman.
  3. A member of a council
(Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
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  1. (Informal) A peculiar or eccentric person; a character.
  2. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
  3. An example, instance, or occurrence
One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
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  1. One serving as a pattern of a specific kind:
  2. A person or thing to be imitated; model; pattern; precedent
  3. A punishment given as a warning or deterrent:
An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
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  1. An example, story, analogy, etc. used to help explain or make something clear
  2. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated:
  3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something.
A step in a process or series of events:
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  1. A step in a process or series of events:
  2. A suggestion or request:
  3. An example; case; illustration
A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
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  1. A part, piece, or item taken or shown as representative of a whole thing, group, species, etc.; specimen; pattern
  2. A small amount of sound, music, etc. taken from one context, digitized and recorded, edited, and used again in another context
  3. An illustration; example
A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
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  1. A sample, as of tissue, blood, or urine, used for analysis and diagnosis.
  2. A part of a whole, or one individual of a class or group, used as a sample or example of the whole, class, or group; typical part, individual, etc.
  3. (Informal) A (specified kind of) individual or person
An elected or appointed representative of a US territory in the House of Representatives who is entitled to speak but not vote.
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  1. An elected or appointed representative of a US territory in the House of Representatives who is entitled to speak but not vote.
  2. A member of a House of Delegates
  3. A representative to a conference or convention.
A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
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  1. A person appointed to act as a substitute for, or as an assistant to, another, specif., a sheriff)
  2. A member of any of certain national legislatures or their lower houses, as in France, Italy, or Albania
  3. An assistant exercising full authority in the absence of his or her superior and equal authority in emergencies:
Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type
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  1. Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type
  2. Of, relating to, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
  3. Of or serving as an emblem; symbolic
Using symbolism:
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  1. Using symbolism:
  2. Of, relating to, or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol:
  3. Of or expressed in a symbol or symbols
Of, related to, or being a symbol; symbolic
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  1. Of, related to, or being a symbol; symbolic
Designating or of a branch of a science in which its data or materials are described and classified
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  1. Designating or of a branch of a science in which its data or materials are described and classified
  2. (Linguistics) Of or relating to the study or the description of a language or a specific stage of a language, with emphasis on constructing a grammar without regard to historical development, comparison with other languages, or advocated norms for correct or proper usage.
  3. Involving or characterized by description; serving to describe.
Written, inscribed, or recorded in letters of the alphabet, meaningful symbols, etc.
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  1. Written, inscribed, or recorded in letters of the alphabet, meaningful symbols, etc.
  2. Depicted or described in vivid detail:
  3. Of or relating to the graphic arts:
Of or pertaining to an archetype.
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In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.
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  1. In the way of an archetype, in the way of an idealized model or most representative.
(Informal) Continuing in fashion because of its simple style
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  1. (Informal) Continuing in fashion because of its simple style
  2. Serving as the established model or standard:
  3. Of a well-known type; typical:
Standard and traditional:
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  1. Standard and traditional:
  2. Of, characteristic of, or like a style of music marked by an emphasis on formal composition, as in instrumental works in the sonata form, by precise standards of performance appropriate to a symphony orchestra, and by a sense of balance, order, clarity, etc.
  3. Classic
A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories.
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  1. A systematic description of an object or phenomenon that shares important characteristics with the object or phenomenon. Scientific models can be material, visual, mathematical, or computational and are often used in the construction of scientific theories.
  2. Representative of others of the same kind, style, etc.
  3. Serving as a model, pattern, or standard of excellence
Of or relating to a paradigm.
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  1. Of or relating to a paradigm.
  2. (Linguistics) Of or relating to the set of substitutional or oppositional relationships a linguistic unit has with other units, such as the relationship between (n) in not and other sounds that could be substituted for it in the same context, like (t) and (p). Together with the set of syntagmatic relations, paradigmatic relations describe the identity of a linguistic unit in a given language.
Of or pertaining to a prototype
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Constituting or representing an original type of something that others are modelled on, or derived from
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Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical:
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  1. Of, relating to, or having the nature of a quintessence; being the most typical:
Conforming with what usually happens:
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  1. Conforming with what usually happens:
  2. Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category:
  3. Of or belonging to a type or representative example; characteristic
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