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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or pertaining to a model or first form; of or relating to the original pattern after which a thing is made..

Usage examples (36)
  • Among archetypal images, the Sacred Tree is one of the most widely known symbols on Earth
  • archetypal patterns
  • I also sense that you don't really understand the word archetypal, but that's okay.
  • -- We have lost memory of what I may call the archetypal languages of for more
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