exemplificative

exemplificative

[ig-zem-pluh-fi-key-tiv]
adjective
serving to exemplify.

Origin:
1820–30; exemplificat(ion) + -ive

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exemplify (ɪɡˈzɛmplɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to show by example
2.  to serve as an example of
3.  law
 a.  to make an official copy of (a document from public records) under seal
 b.  to transcribe (a legal document)
 
[C15: via Old French from Medieval Latin exemplificāre, from Latin exemplumexample + facere to make]
 
ex'emplifiable
 
adj
 
exemplifi'cation
 
n
 
ex'emplificative
 
adj
 
ex'emplifier
 
n

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