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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The first one; a prototype. A perfect example of something, because it has all the most important qualities of things that belong to that type.

Usage examples (35)
  • Carl Jung's theories were based on personality archetypes.
  • The final archetype is what we refer to as “The Initiate.”
  • The Trickster archetype is usually the Fumbling father portrayed in family sitcoms.
  • Dads are pretty easy, usually, because the archetype is written in every movie and TV show. for more
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