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prototype

noun [C] uk   /ˈprəʊ.tə.taɪp/ us    /ˈproʊ.t̬ə-/
the first example of something, such as a machine or other industrial product, from which all later forms are developed: a prototype for/of a new car
prototypical
adjective /-ˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl/
a prototypical jazz singer
Translations of “prototype”
in Spanish prototipo…
in French prototype…
in German das Muster…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原型…
in Russian прототип, модель…
in Turkish orijinal model, ilk örnek, prototip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原型…
in Polish prototyp…
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