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antitype

[an-ti-tahyp] /ˈæn tɪˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Medieval Latin antitypus < Late Greek antítypos (impression) answering to a die. See anti-, type
Related forms
antitypic
[an-ti-tip-ik] /ˌæn tɪˈtɪp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
antitypical, adjective
antitypically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antitype

antitype

/ˈæntɪˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
a person or thing that is foreshadowed or represented by a type or symbol, esp a character or event in the New Testament prefigured in the Old Testament
2.
an opposite type
Derived Forms
antitypic (ˌæntɪˈtɪpɪk), antitypical, adjective
antitypically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for antitype
n.

also anti-type, 1610s, from Greek antitypos "corresponding in form," literally "struck back, responding as an impression to a die," from anti- (see anti-) + typos "a blow, mark" (see type (n.)).

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